Southern men advance to SWAC title game

HOUSTON, TX (WAFB) - 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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