Southern wins SWAC opener over Prairie View, 51-44

Southern Women’s Basketball

Southern wins SWAC opener over Prairie View, 51-44
Southern guard Amani Mcwain (20) makes a 3-pointer against Prairie View on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at the F.G. Clark Activity Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Source: Eugene Johnson/Southern Athletics)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Despite trailing the entire first half, the Lady Jags turn up the intensity to close out the third quarter to pull off the come back win over the Lady Panthers, 51-44, at the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

SU trailed by as many as 13 points in the third quarter until Amani Mcwain hit a three-pointer right in front of the SU bench to pick up the first lead of the day for the Jaguars.

Genovea Johnson and Kayla Watson led the Jags in scoring with nine points each. Johnson finished with three rebounds and four steals in 24 minutes of play. Nakia Kincey added seven points and four rebounds. Taneara Moore finished a game-high nine boards and three assists. Raven White added another seven rebounds for the Lady Jaguars and two steals.

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The Lady Jaguars will be back in action on Saturday, Jan. 9 when they will travel to north Louisiana to take on the Lady Tigers of Grambling State University at 3:30 p.m.

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