NORMAL, Ala. (AP) — Ahsante Shivers scored 16 points with seven rebounds and Southern held Alabama A&M to 37 points on 23.8% shooting en route to a 64-37 win. Both marks represented season bests for the Jaguars. Damiree Burns scored 10 points with five assists off the bench for the Jaguars (13-15, 10-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who led 40-21 at halftime and held the Bulldogs to a season-low 16 second-half points. Darius Williams had nine rebounds. Cameron Alford scored 10 pints with nine rebounds for Alabama A&M (7-18, 4-10), which shot 24% from the field (10 of 42). Jalen Johnson added four blocks.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Corey Tillery and Dominic Brewton scored 17 points apiece and Alcorn State held off Alabama State 80-77. Troymain Crosby scored 14 points with eight rebounds for the Braves (13-13, 9-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who led 44-29 at halftime and ended their four-game road losing streak. Deshaw Andrews had 13 points and two steals. Tobi Ewuosho had 15 points and nine rebounds for the Hornets (8-19, 7-7). Kevin Holston added 14 points, Jacoby Ross had 13 and Leon Daniels six points and 10 rebounds.