BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Eddie Reese scored 21 points and the game-winning free throw with one second left and Southern rallied to beat Jackson State 62-60 in a Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal on Tuesday night.
Jared Sam scored 12 points for the fourth-seeded Jaguars (15-17), who face top-seeded Arkansas-Pine Bluff (13-20) in a Friday semifinal.
Southern holds on for 67-62 win over Jackson State
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jared Sam had 18 points and 13 rebounds, Eddie Reese made a pair of free throws with 10.7 seconds left and Southern held on 67-62 over Jackson State on Monday night.
Before Reese' foul shots, Jackson State's Julian Daughtry made three free throws, also at the 10.7 second mark, to pull the Tigers within 65-62. Jackson State got the ball again after Torrey Mayo threw the ball out of bounds on the inbound play.
Jefferson lifts Jackson State past Prairie View A&M 79-71
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jeremiah Jefferson poured in nine 3-pointers and finished with 28 points, both career highs, to lead Jackson State to a 79-71 win over Prairie View A&M on Monday night.
Jefferson, a 6-foot-2 junior, was 9 for 15 from the field and went 1 of 2 at the line. Darius Austin and Julian Daughtry added 13 points apiece for Jackson State (9-10, 6-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) and Treshawn Bolden had 10 points, six rebounds and six assists.
Jackson State tops Texas Southern in OT for 5th straight win
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Maurice Rivers tossed in 26 points, Julian Daughtry scored a career-high 22 and Treshawn Bolden added a double-double to rally Jackson State to an 85-80 overtime victory over Texas Southern on Saturday.
Bolden finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Tigers of Jackson State (8-10, 5-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who remained atop the conference standings with their fifth straight win.
Rivers, Howard lead Jackson St. to 65-61 win over Southern
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Lemmie Howard scored seven of his 12 points in the final four minutes and Maurice Rivers made 4 of 4 free throws in the closing seconds to help Jackson State beat Southern 65-61 on Monday night.
Rivers finished with 14 points and three blocks, and Julian Daughtry added 13 points for Jackson State (7-10, 4-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Rivers made just 3 of 11 from the field, but hit 7 of 8 free throws.
Bolden’s double-double sends Jackson St. past Alabama A&M
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Treshawn Bolden scored 18 points and had 10 rebounds and his go-ahead layup with 1:42 left gave Jackson State a 59-56 win over Alabama A&M on Wednesday night.
Julian Daughtry made a pair of free throws with 23 seconds remaining and De'Ederick Petty missed a 3-pointer and a chance to tie with five seconds left.
Jackson State beats Alabama State 82-73 in SWAC opener
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jeremiah Jefferson scored 21 points, Paris Collins had 16 points, 12 rebounds and five assists for his second double-double of the season, and Jackson State beat Alabama State 82-73 on Monday night in a Southwestern Athletic Conference opener.
Jefferson and Collins each made three of Jackson State's 11 3-pointers. Jefferson was 9 of 14 from the floor for his third 20-plus game of the season and Collins made 4 of 12 as the Tigers shot 46 percent overall.