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.
Alabama State beats Jackson State 62-60
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Reginald Gee had 17 points and Rodney Simeon scored 13 as Alabama State came back to beat Jackson State 62-60 on Thursday night.
Branden Johnson blocked six shots for the Hornets (8-21, 8-9 Southwestern Athletic Conference), including swatting Treshawn Bolden's layup attempt to seal the win as time expired.
Gene Davis closed the first half with a 3-point play to give the Hornets a one point lead.
Jones, Hamilton help PVAMU beat Jackson St. 63-58 in OT
PRARIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Dennis Jones had 22 points and Zachary Hamilton scored five of his 11 points in overtime to help Prairie View A&M beat Jackson State 63-58 on Monday night.
Troy Thompson also scored 11 points and J.D. Wallace added seven to go with 14 rebounds for PVAMU (10-16, 7-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
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.
Jackson State undefeated in SWAC, beats Alcorn State 60-55
LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Maurice Rivers scored 15 points to lead Jackson State to a 60-55 victory over Alcorn State on Saturday night.
Rivers was 5-of-10 shooting from the floor. Treshawn Bolden and Jesse Love added 10 points apiece for Jackson State (6-10, 3-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which has won three straight to start conference play after snapping a three-game losing skid. Paris Collins chipped in nine points and a game-high nine rebounds for the Tigers.
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.