ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Micah Bradford hit 8 of 10 free throw attempts during a 90-second stretch to allow Southern to hold off Mississippi Valley State, 74-70 in a Southwestern Conference contest on Monday night.
Bradford started his string by hitting the first of two attempts with 2:14 left and the Jaguars leading by four points. It ended when he converted a pair with :59 left to make it 71-64.
Bradford finished with 14 points for Southern (6-13, 3-3). Darius Williams and Ashante Whivers each had 15 points while Amel Kuljuhovic contributed 11.
Caleb Hunter scored 26 and Michael Green contributed 24 for the Delta Devils (1-16, 1-4).
Southern hosts Alabama State Saturday. Mississippi Valley State travels to Texas Southern Saturday.