Saddler leads Southern U. over Jackson St. 76-67

February 12, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Jayden Saddler had a season-high 20 points as Southern defeated Jackson State 76-67 on Monday night.

Richard Lee had 15 points for Southern (4-20, 3-8 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which ended its four-game losing streak. Aaron Ray added 15 points and eight rebounds.

Jackson State totaled 42 points in the second half, a season high for the team.

Venjie Wallis scored a career-high 23 points for the Tigers (9-15, 6-5). Lemmie Howard added 15 points. Jayveous McKinnis had 10 points and 12 rebounds.

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The Jaguars evened the season series against the Tigers with the win. Jackson State defeated Southern 64-58 on Jan. 14. Southern plays Arkansas-Pine Bluff on the road on Saturday. Jackson State matches up against Prairie View at home on Saturday.



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