Scores

Final

Texas Southern 63

(2-22, 2-9 SWAC)

Jackson State 72

(11-13, 10-2 SWAC)

    6:30 PM ET, February 14, 2009

    Williams Center, Jackson, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    TXSO 19 4463
    JKST 31 4172

    Top Performers

    Texas Southern: J. Jones 11 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Jackson State: G. Maxey 12 Pts, 5 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Jackson St. 72, Texas Southern 63

    Associated Press

    JACKSON, Miss. -- Darrin Griffin scored 14 points and Jackson State beat Texas Southern 72-63 for its sixth straight win on Saturday night.

    Jeremy Caldwell hit two free throws and a jumper within a 40 second span to give Jackson State (11-13, 10-2, Southwestern Athletic Conference) a 60-55 lead with 4:13 remaining.

    Texas Southern (2-22, 2-9), which trailed 31-19 at halftime, cut the deficit to 56-55 with 4:53 left to play.

    Garrison Johnson added 13 points, Caldwell and Grant Maxey each chipped in 12, and Rod Melvin tallied 11 for Jackson State. The Tigers shot 70 percent from the free-throw line (24 of 34).

    Texas Southern was paced by 12 points from Deandre Hall. Jacques Jones and Matthew Miller added 11 each.

    Texas Southern, which lost its third straight and ninth of its last 11 games, committed 22 turnovers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TXSO
    JKST
    Points 63 72
    FG Made-Attempted 21-42 (.500) 22-45 (.489)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-10 (.400) 4-19 (.211)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-23 (.739) 24-34 (.706)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 12

    2008-09 Season

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