Rodgers scores 25, Southern U beats Alcorn State 65-56
The Jaguars held a slim 28-24 halftime lead and had to fight off the Braves in the final minutes as Alcorn State kept pressing. Reginald Johnson hit a 3-pointer with 4:23 remaining to close within 54-53.
Southern pushed the lead to 58-55 but the Braves came back again when Michael Davis, who finished with 15 points, split a pair of free throws to trail 58-56 with 1:36 left. Rodgers made three free throws in the final 28 seconds to seal the win.