BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Jared Sam scored 24 points and tied a career-high with 13 rebounds, LaQuentin Collins added 15 points, and Southern beat NAIA Wiley 92-69 on Wednesday night.
DeRias Johnson’s 3-pointer extended Southern’s lead to 26-15 and Sam’s 3 just before the halftime buzzer made it 48-29.
Emanual Shepherd had 13 points and seven rebounds for Southern (2-5), which beat Tennessee-Martin 69-66 last Wednesday. Aaron Ray added 10 points. The Jaguars went to the free-throw line 33 times compared to the Wildcats’ 18.
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Sam was 10 of 20 from the field and the Jaguars made 49 percent of their shots.
Kevondric Davis led Wiley with four 3-pointers and 22 points. Joshua Hamilton added 16 for the Wildcats, who were just 5 of 20 from 3-point range and turned it over 17 times.