Southern basketball stuns Texas Southern, 87-77

Southern basketball stuns Texas Southern, 87-77
Southern head coach Sean Woods (Source: Herman Shelton, Asst. Dir., SU Athletics Sports Information)

HOUSTON, TX - Southern stunned heavily-favored Texas Southern, 87-77, Saturday night in Houston.

The Jags never trailed in the game and jumped out to 8-0 lead early.

Senior Richard Lee led the way with a career-high 30 points, including 9-of-12 on three-pointers. Osa Wilson recorded his first double-double of the season on a career-high 12 points and 12 rebounds.

The Jaguars got points from 10 different players.

The teams will face off again this week.

No. 7 Southern will travel back to Houston to take on No. 2 Texas Southern in the SWAC Tournament Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

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