Jackson State vs SMU

Jackson St. 59, SMU 58

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DALLAS (AP) - Kelsey Howard scored 27 points and made five 3-pointers to lead Jackson State to a 59-58 victory against SMU in the Dallas Classic on Thursday night.

Howard sank three free throws in the final 20 seconds, giving the Tigers (2-9) the cushion to withstand a 3-pointer by SMU's Robert Nyakundi at the buzzer.

Willie Readus added 10 points and eight rebounds for Jackson State.

Nyakundi led the Mustangs (5-4) with 15 points and six rebounds, and London Giles added 13 points. Shawn Williams, a Texas transfer, scored 12 points in his SMU debut.

The game was played at 7,500-seat Ellis Davis Fieldhouse, which is operated by the Dallas Independent School District. Announced attendance was 1,925.

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Jackson State (2-9) «233659
Southern Methodist (5-4)302858

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Jackson State Tigers
S. Coleman, F241-10-03012
D. Jones, F190-10-02010
K. Howard, G359-144-642227
J. Bush, G253-130-02137
J. Lewis, G241-10-00333
C. Williams282-70-02314
W. Readus225-50-080210
K. Stewart182-30-00206
D. Taylor30-00-02010
J. Armstrong20-10-00000
Totals 23-464-625111459
 50%66.7% 
SMU Mustangs
R. Nyakundi, F325-102-362215
C. Cunningham, F141-30-24132
L. Giles, G345-100-011113
J. Samarrippas, G291-50-01723
J. Jones, G212-51-35206
S. Williams255-82-440012
R. Clinkscales171-30-02103
R. Manuel110-40-12110
A. Patsevich80-00-00000
L. Smith62-30-03044
R. Vilde30-00-02010
Totals 22-515-1332151458
 43.1%38.5% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.17-223-12105
Alcorn St.14-518-14228
Grambling11-815-17318
Southern U.11-815-18320
Jackson St.10-914-18322
Prairie View10-913-20307
Miss. Val.7-127-25334
Ark.-PB6-127-25345
Alabama St.6-138-23342
Alabama A&M2-162-27351

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316
 
Other games
KEN 67 Final
Missouri 104
Lipscomb 65 Final
MRST 89
SAV 33 Final
Wisc 66