Southern beats Prairie View 34-24 in SWAC opener
PRAIRIE VIEW, TX - The Southern Jaguars built a 24-10 lead over Prairie View A&M in their SWAC opener and held on to get a 34-24 win in Texas on Saturday night.
The Jaguars struck first as Lenard Tillery scored on a 21 yard touchdown run to give the Jags a 7-0 lead.
The Jagurs picked off Panthers quarterback Jerry Lovelocke twice in the first half, and Austin Howard led the Jags on another scoring drive that made the score 17-7.
The Panthers cut the lead to 17-10, but Willie Quinn responded with a 90 yard kick return for a touchdown to make the score 24-10.