Southern runs past Miss. Valley St., 87-60

Southern Women’s Basketball

Southern runs past Miss. Valley St., 87-60
Southern Women's Basketball (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Southern women’s basketball team jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead against Mississippi Valley State and didn’t look back at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Monday, Jan. 18.

The Lady Jags (3-8, 3-2 SWAC) roared to the 87-60 win over the Devilettes (2-7, 0-5 SWAC). It was their second-straight conference win.

Southern WBB beats Miss. Valley, 87-60

Genovea Johnson led Southern with 23 points. Raven White added 15 points. Nakia Kincey chipped in 14 points.


Mississippi Valley was led by Diamond Wraggs with 17 points.

The Lady Jags shot 60% from the field and 41% on 3-pointers, while the Devilettes made 51% and 25% of their shots in the respective categories.

Mississippi Valley committed 26 turnovers and Southern was able to capitalize by scoring 33 points off those.

Southern will travel to Huntsville, Ala. to face Alabama A&M on Saturday, Jan. 23. The tipoff time has not been announced.

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