Southern U. 67, Dillard 48
Mike Celestin and Russell Hill scored 14 points apiece to lead
Southern University to a 67-48 win over Dillard of the NAIA on
Quinton Doggett added 13 points and a team-leading six rebounds
for the Jaguars in their season-opening win. Celestin added four
3-pointers for Southern.
Dillard led 8-4 less than three minutes into the contest, but a
pair of Celestin 3s helped spark a 12-1 run from that juncture and
Southern never trailed again. The Jaguars led by eight points at
the break and outscored the Blue Devils 36-25 in the second half to
The Jaguars won the battle of the boards just 32-31, but forced
16 turnovers and committed just five of their own in the game.
Lance Theard scored 11 points and Lawrence Etah added 10 for the