Southern spreads the scoring wealth beating Alcorn St.
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LORMAN, Miss. (AP) Jayden Saddler scored 14 points off the bench making 8 of 12 at the free throw line and Southern spread the scoring load in a 71-57 win over Alcorn State on Saturday.
Southern (14-15, 11-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference) didn't have a starter score in double digits but had four players off the bench tally points.
Corey Tillery led the Braves (13-14, 9-7) with 21 points and Maurice Howard scored 12.
The two teams struggled at the foul line going a combined 34 of 59.
Southern led 46-37 at halftime before the Braves used a 7-2 spurt to get within four on a 3-pointer from Tillery. Southern responded with a 10-0 run and led by double digits for the remainder.
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Updated February 29, 2020