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Lyons' 19 lead Southern past Florida A&M in men's basketball game

Jaguars 84, Rattlers 66
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Posted at 9:25 PM, Jan 07, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-07 21:25:50-05

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Tyrone Lyons scored 19 points as Southern beat Florida A&M 84-66 on Saturday night.

Lyons shot 7 for 10 (3 for 4 from 3-point range) and 2 of 3 from the free throw line for the Jaguars (7-9). Brion Whitley scored 18 points, going 6 of 8 (4 for 5 from distance). Terrell Williams Jr. recorded 11 points and shot 4 of 8 from the field and 3 for 3 from the line.

The Rattlers (2-11) were led in scoring by Dimingus Stevens, who finished with 23 points. Jordan Tillmon added 15 points and four assists for Florida A&M. Jaylen Bates also had 10 points.


Both teams next play Monday. Southern hosts Bethune-Cookman while Florida A&M visits Grambling.


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