Delaware St. 65, Southern 63
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.