Scores

Final

Grambling St 59

(4-11, 2-5 SWAC)

Jackson State 75

(7-11, 5-1 SWAC)

    6:30 PM ET, January 23, 2010

    Williams Center, Jackson, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    GRAM 26 3359
    JKST 39 3675

    Top Performers

    Grambling State: A. Perkins 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Jackson State: G. Johnson 25 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Jackson St. 75, Grambling St. 59

    Associated Press

    JACKSON, Miss. -- Garrison Johnson scored 25 points and Jackson State defeated Grambling State 75-59 on Saturday.

    Johnson hit a 3-pointer with 16:27 left in the first half to give Jackson State (7-11, 5-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) a 15-1 lead, and it never looked back.

    Jackson State shot 54.5 percent form behind the arc (6 of 11) in the first half and built a 39-26 lead at halftime.

    Tyrone Hanson had 18 points, and De'Saun Dixon scored 15 and grabbed 12 rebounds for Jackson State, which outrebounded Grambling State 50-32.

    Grambling State (4-9, 2-3) pulled within 49-40 on Ariece Perkins' jumper with 9:41 remaining, but wouldn't get any closer. Jackson State answered with five straight points and led 54-40 on two free throws by Rod Melvin with 8:34 left.

    David Qualls scored 25 points and Perkins added 20 for Grambling State, which lost its third straight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GRAM
    JKST
    Points 59 75
    FG Made-Attempted 21-59 (.356) 23-56 (.411)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 8-18 (.444)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-19 (.684) 21-32 (.656)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 16

    2009-10 Season

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