NCAA Basketball

Shivers, Kuljuhovic lead Southern past Prairie View in OT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Ahsante Shivers scored 22 points. half of them in overtime, and Southern battled past Prairie View A&M Saturday night to end the regular season with seven straight wins.

Shivers made all 10 free throws and Amel Kuljuhovic was 8 of 8 at the line to add 19 points for the Jaguars (16-15, 13-5 Southwest Athletic Conference). Southern made 11 of 11 free throws in OT.

Prairie View, which had won eight in a row, dropped its last two regular-season games to Alcorn State and Southern. Still. the Panthers earned top seed to next week's SWAC tournament.

Southern earned the No. 2 seed.

After Prairie View's Gerard Andrus gave the Panthers a 72-70 lead with 29 seconds left in regulation, Shivers made two at the line to knot the score and force overtime. Andrus missed a jumper as time expired.

Andrus scored 20 to lead PVAMU, Devonte Patterson added 16 points with five assists and Antione Lister scored 15.

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Updated March 7, 2020

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