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Southern rallies past Grambling State 57-53

GRAMBLING, LA(AP) -

Jameel Grace scored 19 of his 24 points in the second half and Southern rallied past Grambling State 57-53 on Saturday night.

The Jaguars (12-11, 8-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference) shot 54.2 percent from the field (13 of 24) in the second half, after starting with a 21.7-percent performance (5 of 23) in the first.

Southern scored 18 of its 22 points in the paint in the second half.

Grambling State extended its 31-21 halftime lead to 33-23 less than 2 minutes into the second half.

Southern then scored 13 unanswered to go up 36-33 on Frerick Coleman's dunk with 15:30 to
play.

The Tigers (3-16, 3-6) would take their next lead, 52-51, with 3:51 remaining, before missing all four of their field goals and going 1 of 3 from the free-throw line the rest of the way.

Quincy Roberts led Grambling State with 27 points.

     

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