February 10, 2015

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Janarius Middleton had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Kaven Bernard had 13 points, seven rebounds and seven assists to help Jackson State beat Southern U 62-52 on Monday night.

Javeres Brent scored 14 and Raeford Worsham added 10 points and nine rebounds for Jackson State (8-16, 6-5 Southwestern), which outrebounded Southern 44-26, including 21-9 on the offensive glass.

Bernard made a layup and converted a three-point play to spark a 12-0 run, which was capped by a 3 from Middleton and gave Jackson State a 48-40 lead midway through the second half.

Tre Lynch's layup with 9:07 left cut Southern's deficit to six, but it got no closer.

The Jaguars (11-14, 8-3) made just 1 of 7 from 3-point range and hit 4 of 9 free throws in the second half.

Adrian Rodgers led Southern with 15 points and Trelun Banks added 10.

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