BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — Tre Lynch scored 23 points with 10 rebounds and Southern U. beat Alcorn State 71-63 on Saturday.
Lynch was 7 of 13 from the floor as Southern (15-15, 12-4 Southwestern) remains in third place in the conference with two games to go. They finish the season March 7 at SWAC leader Texas Southern (13-2).
Hopkins' jumper with 1:22 left in the first tied it at 29, and the score stood at the break.
It was all Southern U. in the second half as the Jaguars led by as much as 11, never allowing Alcorn State to tie or lead after intermission.