Delaware St. 65, Southern 63

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SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP)—Darrin Shine’s jumper in the lane with 32 seconds left lifted Delaware State to a 65-63 win over Southern on Friday in the South Padre Island Invitational.

Delaware State (2-4) advanced to Saturday’s consolation championship.

Jahsha Bluntt led Delaware State with 21 points and Roy Bright added 19.

Deforrest Riley-Smith led Southern (0-4) with 24 points and Joe Holiday added 10.

A short jumper by Riley-Smith gave the Jaguars a 10-point lead with 7:51 left, but Bright’s basket with 1:20 remaining gave Delaware State a 63-62 lead.

After Shine’s jumper, Southern’s Steffon Wiley drove to the basket but his shot missed as time expired.

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D. Riley-Smith D. Riley-Smith
9-15,  24 Pts
7 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Delaware St.
J. Bluntt J. Bluntt
7-13,  21 Pts
6 Rebs, 1 Assists

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