- Associated Press - Sunday, December 13, 2015

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Christopher Hyder had 10 points and seven assists and Southern University rolled to a 96-69 victory over Ecclesia on Sunday.

Shawn Prudhomme scored 17 points on 6-of-10 shooting with three 3-pointers to lead Southern (7-2), which is 4-0 at home. Adrian Rodgers had 14 points and LaQuentin Collins chipped in 12.

Jamarius Graves and David Gant scored 12 points apiece for Ecclesia.

The Jaguars had a 10-point lead midway through the first half and led 57-35 at halftime.

Rodgers made a 3-pointer to stretch Southern’s lead to 81-49 with 10 minutes left. Ecclesia went nearly six minutes without scoring before Gant made a 3 with 7:47 remaining.



Southern matched a season-high with 96 points, and has won two straight and seven of its last eight games. The Jaguars play at Memphis on Tuesday, and at Louisiana Tech on Friday.

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