Southern cruised past Alabama St., into SWAC tourney semis
HOUSTON (AP) Adrian Rodgers hit three 3-pointers and finished with 22 points and eight rebounds to help No. 4 seed Southern cruise to an 83-63 win over fifth-seeded Alabama State in the quarterfinals of the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament Thursday night.
Jared Sam and Trelun Banks scored 13 apiece for Southern (20-12), which will face top-seeded Texas Southern (18-13) in the semifinals Friday.
Banks scored six points during a 13-0 run that put the Jaguars up 21-6 with 11:54 to play in the first half.MORE
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|Prairie View A&M||7-11||7-24|
|Mississippi Valley State||6-12||8-27|
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