Southern U. defeats Alcorn State 60-57
LORMAN, Miss. (AP)—Julius Ingram scored 14 points and had 10 rebounds to lead Southern U. to a 60-57 victory over Alcorn State on Saturday night.
Quinton Doggett added 10 points for the Jaguars (5-23, 3-13 Southwestern Athletic Association), who outscored the Braves 5-2 in the final 3:30.
Doggett hit two free throws for a 57-55 lead, and 33 seconds later, hit another for a 58-55 lead with 1:14 to play. Nick Walls hit a free throw with 45 seconds left before Alcorn State’s Ian Francis dunked to cut the deficit to 59-57 with 24 seconds remaining.
Blake Sanford’s free throw increased the lead to 60-57 with 16 seconds left and Brandon Rogers missed a 3 with 8 seconds to play.
Keith Searcy scored 12 and Francis had 11 rebounds for Alcorn State (1-28, 1-15).
Southern shot 57.1 percent from the field (12-for-21) in the second half, but shot only 34.3 percent from the line (12 of 35).