BATON ROUGE, La. -- Jazz Williams scored 20 points and Doug Scott had a double-double, leading Southern University over winless Alcorn State 84-75 on Saturday.
Ian Francis dropped in a layup to put Alcorn State ahead 17-12. But Williams hit one of his five 3-pointers in the contest, sparking a 17-5 Southern run, and the Jaguars (4-17, 2-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference) led the rest of the way.
Southern led by seven at halftime and outscored the Braves 45-43 to seal it in the second.
Southern scored 21 points off of 16 Alcorn State turnovers, and the Jaguars had the advantage in bench scoring 41-20.