Keith Davis made two free throws with two seconds remaining and Southern advanced to the SWAC Championship game beating Alabama State 68-66 Friday afternoon in Houston.
Southern (18-16) got 15 points from Adrian Rodgers, who scored 13 in the first half to give the Jaguars a 35-32 advantage. Tre Lynch added 14 points and Trelun Banks added a dozen.
Jamel Waters, who beat the Jaguars in Baton Rouge with a last-second shot, scored a game-high 24 points in defeat for the Hornets.
Saturday's title game at 5:30pm will be on ESPNU.
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