Southern men and women's hoops lose on the road
BATON ROUGE -The Southern men's and women's basketball teams both lost on the road on Monday, but both teams had standout performances in the loss.
The Southern men's team almost beat Baylor, but fell short 70-66, as the Bears hit 11 of their final 12 free throws to survive the Jags.
Adrian Rodgers had 26 points and 6 rebounds in the loss.
Meanwhile, the Lady Jags were paced by 20 points by Cortnei Purnell, but the Jags fell to Georgia Southern 68-52 at the Gators Holiday Classic in Gainesville, Florida.
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