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Miller scores a game-high 17 points as Southern U pulls away to beat Spring Hill 67-46

Malcolm Miller scored 17 points to lead Southern University past Spring Hill 67-46 Friday night in a nonconference game.

Derick Beltran added 16 points, Jameel Grace chipped in 14 points, and both players recorded three steals for Southern (5-6).

After scoring the first four points of the game, Spring Hill scored just 10 more points the rest of the half as Southern closed the period on a 33-10 run.

Beltran and Grace scored 11 and 12 points, respectively, combining for four 3-pointers in the first half to help the Jaguars lead at halftime 33-14.

Spring Hill (2-13) got within 10 in the second half, 40-30 on Robert Gipson's 3-pointer with 14:39 remaining, but that was the closest the Badgers would get as Southern would finish the game with a 27-16 run.

Alex Looney led Spring Hill with 15 points. Gipson added 11 points and six rebounds for the Badgers.