Jamar Sandifer and Richard Lee added 13 points apiece for the Jaguars (4-9), Aaron Ray had 12 and Christopher Thomas 10. Ali had 10 points and 11 rebounds as Southern had a 62-38 advantage on the boards, 22-6 on the offensive end.
With Thomas scoring eight of his 10 points in the first 3 1/2 minutes the Jags led 12-5. After the Royals go back-to-back 3s from White, Southern went on 21-2 run to lead by 20 and closed the half with a 12-3 spurt to make it 47-24.
The second half started with a 12-0 run. When it was over, all 11 Jaguars scored and grabbed multiple rebounds and 10 had assists. They turned 16 turnovers into 20 points.
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