Southern U. beats Alcorn State 48-42
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP)—Bryant Lee threw four touchdown passes and Southern University defeated Alcorn State 48-42 on Saturday night.
Lee, who was 19-for-35 with 253 yards, threw a 14-yard pass to Juamorr Stewart to break a 14-14 tie with 9:14 left in the third quarter. The pass was the first of three-straight Southern (0-3, 0-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) touchdowns.
Alcorn State (0-3, 0-1) cut the score to 41-35 late in the fourth quarter, but Lee hit Warren Matthews for a 63-yard touchdown with 4:36 to go.
Stewart finished with 95 yards and two touchdowns on 10 catches for the Jaguars.
Tim Buckley was 25-for-40 with 408 yards and four touchdowns for the Braves.
Anton DeJarnett caught four passes for 127 yards and two touchdowns. Ryan Singleton had 114 yards on 12 catches and Terrance Lewis had 103 yards on three catches for the Braves.