(5-2, 3-2 SWAC)
(4-3, 4-1 SWAC)
1:00 PM ET, October 23, 2010
Passing: C. Therriault (JKST) - 256 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: A. Nelson (TXSO) - 16 CAR, 115 YDS, 2 TD
Receiving: M. Wilder (JKST) - 8 REC, 75 YDS, 1 TD
HOUSTON -- Marcus Wright ran for 139 yards and a touchdown and Arvell Nelson added 115 rushing yards and two scores as Texas Southern held off Jackson State 21-18 Saturday.
Wright rushed 26 times while Nelson scored on a 12-yard run and a 1-yarder and passed for 62 yards.
Texas Southern (4-3, 4-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) finished with 295 yards on the ground while holding Jackson State (5-2, 3-2) to minus-6.
Jackson State's Casey Therriault threw for 256 yards and connected with Marcellos Wilder on an 10-yard TD pass. Kerry Hoskins had a 32-yard interception return for a touchdown.