Scores

Final

Texas Southern 65

(7-25, 7-11 SWAC)

Jackson State 72

(17-14, 15-3 SWAC)

    3:30 PM ET, March 11, 2009

    1 2 T
    TXSO 30 3565
    JKST 39 3372

    Top Performers

    Texas Southern: M. Miller 21 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Jackson State: G. Maxey 26 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Jackson St. 72, Texas Southern 65

    Associated Press

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Grant Maxey scored 26 points and Garrison Johnson added 23 to lead Jackson State past Texas Southern 72-65 in the first round of the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament on Wednesday.

    Johnson also grabbed nine boards for Jackson State (17-14), which outrebounded Texas Southern (7-25) 39-25.

    Darrion Griffin also added 23 points for second-seeded Jackson State, which will face the winner of Thursday's contest between Alabama State and Mississippi Valley State in the next round on Friday.

    Matthew Miller led Texas Southern with 21 points, while Ricky Boyles and DeAndre Hall added 11 each.

    Jackson State shot 42 percent from the field (21 of 50), while Texas Southern hit 40 percent of its shots (24 of 60).

    Jackson State completed the season sweep of Texas Southern, also winning 76-63 on Jan. 17 and 72-63 on Feb. 14.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TXSO
    JKST
    Points 65 72
    FG Made-Attempted 24-60 (.400) 21-50 (.420)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 4-11 (.364)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-18 (.667) 26-40 (.650)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 12

    2008-09 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 17, 2009 JKST 76, @TXSO 63Recap
    Feb 14, 2009 @JKST 72, TXSO 63Recap
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