Southern U. 61, Alcorn St. 56
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP)—Chris Davis had 16 points and Geri Guillory 10 as Southern beat Alcorn State 61-56 Saturday.
Guillory got the game’s first points on a layup 4 seconds into the game, and the Jaguars (8-20, 7-9 Southwestern Athletic Conference) never trailed, taking a 32-26 halftime lead. They led twice by 16 points, the second time 54-38 with 6:44 left, on a jump shot by Jarvaris Bradford.
But Alcorn (10-17, 9-7) got 18 of the last 25 points to keep the game close. Nine of those points were made by Alex Owumi, who finished with 21 points. No other Alcorn player had more than eight.