MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Jameel Grace and Blake Sanford scored 14 points each to lead Southern University to a 64-52 victory over Alabama State on Saturday night.
The Jaguars (4-15, 3-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) shot 52.6 percent (10 of 19) in the second half to hold off the Hornets (5-14, 2-4), who hurt themselves by making only 4 of 15 free throws in the second half and 11 of 26 overall.
Brandon White and Julius Ingram each made four free throws in the final minute for Southern after Alabama State had gotten within 56-52.
Tramayne Moorer, playing his second game of the season, led Alabama State with 11 points and had 10 rebounds. He had seven points in the first half, despite sitting out the final 10 minutes after drawing his second foul.
Ingram finished with 12 points and eight rebounds for Southern, which led 30-24 at halftime.