Southern (7-9, 3-0 SWAC) jumped out to an early 16-3 lead as Malcolm Miller hit two 3-pointers and pushed the lead to 22 after a dunk by Miller at the 6:05 mark in the first half.
Terry Rose hit a jumper to open the scoring for Grambling State (1-11, 0-3 SWAC), but the Tigers missed their next seven field goal attempts until Richard Freeman sank a jumper and 3-pointer to make it 16-8.
Utah forward Brekkott Chapman, who averaged 4.4 points and 2.8 rebounds last season, has transferred to Weber State, coach Randy Rahe announced Wednesday.
Former LSU forward Ben Simmons joins The Paul Finebaum Show to talk about the prospect of being selected first in the NBA Draft.
Former Kentucky guard Jamal Murray joins The Paul Finebaum Show to discuss his mindset on the eve of the NBA Draft,