HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Derick Beltran posted 24 points as Southern University won its 10th straight game, defeating Alabama A&M 82-68 Monday night in Southwestern Athletic Conference play.
Malcolm Miller tallied his 18th straight game in double figures with 19, and Yondarius Johnson added 10 points for Southern (14-6, 8-0), which has won 13 of its last 14 games after starting the season 1-5.
Demarquelle Tabb tied the game 11-11 with a jumper but Miller scored Southern's next 13 points to put the Jaguars up for good, 24-15.
Southern shot 48.3 percent (28 of 58) from the field, knocked down a season-high 19 free throws and dished out 17 assists. The Golden Tigers are averaging 16.2 assists over their last four games.
Tabb paced Alabama A&M (7-11, 3-4) with 20 points and 13 rebounds. The Bulldogs, who entered shooting 65 percent from the line, continued to struggle, hitting just 13 of 23 free throws.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.
Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski, who missed most of last season with a back injury, says he is returning for another year.
Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to the Badgers for his senior season.