LORMAN, Miss. -- A.J. Mosby scored 24 points and dished five assists and Alcorn State beat Southern 89-85 on Saturday night.
Mosby was 7 of 12 from the field including three from long range for the Braves (11-18, 7-9 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Dante Sterling added 22 points and Troymain Crosby contributed 17 points and six rebounds before fouling out. Devon Brewer and Yalen Reed also left the game early, contributing to 24 personal fouls for Alcorn State.
Alcorn State took an early lead and held it, building it to 12 points before settling in to a 44-35 advantage at the break.
The Braves never trailed in the second half but Southern cut it to 87-85 with three seconds to go before Kobe Wilson sank two from the foul line for the final score.
Jared Sam scored 23 points to lead the Jaguars (14-15, 10-6). The loss snaps a five-game win streak for Southern.
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Jack Purchase scored 23 points and hit five of Hawaii's 13 3-pointers and the Rainbow Warriors never trailed in their 87-64 win over UC Riverside on Saturday night.
Leonard lifts UC Irvine past UC Santa Barbara 83-70
Evan Leonard had a season-high 23 points as UC Irvine stretched its win streak to eight games, beating UC Santa Barbara 83-70 on Saturday night.
Fitts leads Saint Mary's (Cal) past Pepperdine 72-65
Malik Fitts had 25 points as Saint Mary's won its eighth consecutive home game, topping Pepperdine 72-65 on Saturday night. Jordan Ford added 20 points for the Gaels.