OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Lamarcus Lee and Montese Blake each scored 17 points as Southern beat IUPUI 83-77 in the Cayman Islands Classic - Mainland on Tuesday.
Blake hit consecutive contested jump shots in the last 1:25, the first giving Southern the lead for good at 77-76. Brendon Brooks added 14 points for the Jaguars (3-4), while Damiree Burns had 13 rebounds.
Marcus Burk scored 27 points for IUPUI (2-5). Isaiah Williams added a season-high 13 points and Elyjah Goss had 10.
Jaylen Minnett, whose 13 points per game entering the matchup ranked second on IUPUI, scored only 6 points on 2-of-10 shooting but four of those points came on a 3-pointer and foul that tied the game at 75-75.
Southern matches up against Tulane on the road on Sunday. IUPUI plays Evansville at home on Saturday.
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