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Southern runs past TSU 40-21

Source: Steve Schneider/WAFB Source: Steve Schneider/WAFB
HOUSTON, TX (WAFB) -

Southern University used a powerful run game to beat Texas Southern 40-21 on a rainy day in Houston on Saturday.

Scoring Drives

Southern RB John West scores on a 2-yard run to put the Jags up 40-21 in the fourth quarter.

Southern led Texas Southern 33-21 at the end of the third quarter.

Southern QB Deonte Shorts scored on a 12-yard run to give the Jags a 33-21 in the third quarter.

Southern blocked a punt, which then went out of bounds after being touched in the end zone, resulting in a safety to give the Jags a 26-21 lead in the third quarter.

Southern kicker Gregg Pittman made a 28-yard field goal to give the Jags a 24-21 lead in third quarter.

Southern and TSU were tied 21-21 at halftime. 

TSU's Malik Cross caught a long pass for a touchdown to tie the game 21-21. 

End of 1st quarter. Southern 12, TSU 14.

TSU's Larry Clark III made a 53-yard catch for a touchdown. Southern up 21-14 with 1:08 left in the 1st. 

Lenard Tillery scored his second touchdown of the game to put Southern up 21-7 with 1:55 left in the 1st. 

Southern's Lenard Tillery carried the ball 3 yards for a touchdown on Southern's first offensive drive of the game. Jaguars up 14-7. 8:30 left in the 1st.

Fumble by Southern on punt return set up a touchdown by TSU's Brad Woodard to tie the game 7-7. 12:32 left in the 1st. 

Southern started the game with a 97-yard opening kickoff return for a touchdown by Willie Quinn. Southern up 7-0. 

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