JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Chris Howell and Jayveous McKinnis scored 19 points apiece as Jackson State defeated Alabama State 82-70 on Saturday. Venjie Wallis added 15 points for the Tigers. McKinnis...
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Emmanuel Ejeh scored 10 points that included a pair of late free throws to help Mississippi Valley State edge Jackson State 60-57 on Saturday night.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jeremy Combs had a career-high 33 points plus 17 rebounds as Texas Southern topped Jackson State 77-65 on Monday night.
Combs hit 8 of 10 shots.
Jalyn Patterson had 17 points for Texas Southern (14-11, 9-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which earned its sixth consecutive win. Derrick Bruce added 11 points. Eden Ewing had 10 points and 13 rebounds for the road team.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jontrell Walker scored 19 points and Jackson State beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 65-52 on Monday night.
Jackson State (9-13, 6-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which leads the league allowing just 60.6 points per game, held UAPB to 40-percent shooting and forced 17 turnovers.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jontrell Walker scored eight of his 15 points in the final 4:46 as Jackson State edged past Mississippi Valley State 61-57 Saturday night.
Walker pulled Jackson State even at 51-51 with a 3-pointer, and the Tigers closed out the game on a 10-5 run, making 7 of 8 from the line.
Chris Howell scored 17 points to lead the Jackson State (8-13, 5-3 Southwest Athletic Conference), pulling down seven rebounds and with four assists.
HOUSTON (AP) — John Jones scored 21 points, Jeremy Combs added 16 and Texas Southern snapped its two-game skid by beating Jackson State 75-65 on Monday night.
Jones finished 7-of-8 shooting from the field, including 5 of 6 3-pointers. Combs made all five of his field-goal attempts and missed just two of eight from the foul line. Jayln Patterson scored 13, Justin Hopkins 10 with 10 rebounds and Eden Ewing grabbed 10 boards.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Venjile Wallis scored 17 points, Chris Howell added 14 and Jackson state beat Southern 64-58 on Monday night.
Sidney Umude's 3-point play with 2:23 left put Southern ahead 54-52 before the Tigers (6-11 3-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) closed it out with a 12-4 run. Jontrell Walker made a pair of free throws, Wallis made a layup and Howell's layup off a steal made it 58-54 with 77 seconds to go.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Venjie Wallis scored 12 points and Chris Howell and Jontrell Walker each scored 10 and Jackson State beat Alcorn State 59-52 on Saturday.
It was third game this season Wallis has led Jackson State in scoring. The Tigers have won three of their last four and Alcorn State now owns a five-game losing streak after winning three straight.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Jacoby Ross scored 13 points and Alabama State beat Jackson State 59-57 on Monday night.
Alabama State has won back-to-back games in conference play for the first time since the 2014-15 season. That season, the Hornets finished 14-4 in conference play before falling to Southern in the championship game and finished 19-10.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jontrell Walker scored 17 points, Jayveous McKinnis added 15 points and 12 rebounds, and Jackson State defeated NAIA Fisk 77-56 on Tuesday night.
Chris Howell had 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Tigers (2-8) and Venji Wallis scored 13 points.
Fisk was led by Marcus Summerville with 17 points and Montreal Nabors added 14 points and seven rebounds.
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Colbey Ross made six free throws in the final minute and finished with 21 points to help Pepperdine hold off Jackson State for a 69-66 victory on Saturday night.
The Waves (6-4) snapped a two-game skid and have matched last season's win total.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Trey Wertz scored a career-high 33 points on 9-of-15 shooting Thursday night to help Santa Clara beat Jackson State 81-70.
Wertz made 4 of 6 from 3-point range and 11 of 13 at the foul line. Josip Vrankic added 19 points and Josh Martin had 14 rebounds to go with six points.
The Broncos (2-5) never trailed in the game and had their largest lead at 69-57. It was Santa Clara's second win in a row after opening the season with five straight losses.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Howell scored 12 of his 17 points in a dominant first half for Jackson State and he added 11 rebounds and five assists to propel the Tigers to an 81-68 victory over Chicago State on Tuesday night.
Lemmie Howard pitched in with 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting for the Tigers (1-4), who took the lead for good on Jeremiah Bozeman's 3-pointer that made it 9-6 with 13:29 left in the first half.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Tayler Persons scored 18 points, Sean Sellers had 14 points and eight rebounds and Ball State shot 63.4 percent from the floor to beat Indiana State 93-85 on Saturday in the 133rd meeting since 1922.
Jontrell Walker and Tahjai Teague scored 13 points apiece, Francis Kiapway added 11, and the Cardinals (2-4) made 29 of 47 shots with 11 3-pointers.