JACKSON, Miss. -- Jenirro Bush scored 25 points to lead Jackson State to an 83-73 win over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday night.
Jackson State led 38-31 at halftime and finished 24 of 56 from the field (42.9 percent) and 31 of 42 from the free-throw line (73.8 percent) for the game.
MVSU was outrebounded 46-31 and shot 21 of 53 from the floor (39.6 percent). The Delta Devils saw their best conference start since the 2005-06 season (6-1) come to an end as well.
Bush increased his scoring average to 14.7 points per game, which is tied for the second-highest average in the SWAC.