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