Southern improves to 3-0 in SWAC play with 102-61 blowout victory over winless Miss. Valley State

Southern Men’s Basketball

Southern improves to 3-0 in SWAC play with 102-61 blowout victory over winless Miss. Valley State
Southern Men's Basketball (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Southern men’s basketball team cruised to an easy win over Mississippi Valley State at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Monday, Jan. 18.

The Jaguars (3-4, 3-0 SWAC) blew out the Devils (0-12, 0-4 SWAC), 102-61.

Southern MBB beats Miss. Valley, 102-61

Samkelo Cele led the way for Southern with 18 points and seven rebounds. Harrison Henderson added 12 points and nine rebounds. Scotlandville’s Lamarcus Lee also had 12 points to go with seven rebounds, four assists, and three steals.

Caleb Hunter led Mississippi Valley with 23 points.

The Jags shot 56% from the field and 43% on 3-pointers. They dominated on rebounds (44-18), bench points (54-7), fast break points (25-5), and points off turnovers (28-9).

Southern will hit the road to Huntsville, Ala. to take on Alabama A&M on Saturday, Jan. 23. The tipoff time has not been announced.

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