Southern U. 60, Alabama St. 47

Ashley Augerson scored 19 points, Hannah Kador added 15, and

Southern held Alabama State scoreless for 13 minutes in a 60-47

victory on Saturday night in the Southwest Athletic Conference


The top-seeded Jaguars (23-8) won their sixth conference title

and will make their fourth NCAA tournament appearance under coach

Sandy Pugh.

The seventh-seeded Lady Hornets (13-17), who upset the No. 2 and

3 seeds to get to just their third SWAC title game, lost their

offensive rhythm near the end of the first half as the Jaguars’

defense took over.

Tanika Jackson scored 22 points to lead the Lady Hornets.