Tulane vs Southern

Tulane edges past Southern University 79-73


BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Louis Dabney scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Tulane edged past Southern University 79-73 on Wednesday night.

Tulane (2-0) led 38-37 at the half and maintained it through the first 7 minutes of second half, until a 3-point from Southern' Malcolm Miller.

Tulane quickly fell behind 68-61 after a 9-1 run by the Jaguars. The Green Wave reclaimed the lead with 3 minutes left with a bucket from Jay Hook, during an 8-3 run.

Hook posted a double-double for Tulane with 18 points and 11 rebounds, followed by Jonathan Stark with 19.

The Jaguars (0-3) lost their first two games on the road and were led by Malcolm Miller with 18 points and eight rebounds. Southern has not beaten Tulane in seven tries.

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