Southern vs Jackson State

Southern U. 49, Jackson St. 44


JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Jameel Grace scored six of his 18 points in overtime to lead Southern University past Jackson State 49-44 Monday night.

Grace hit the first basket of overtime, and Quinton Doggett's layup gave the Jaguars (13-11, 9-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference) a 45-41 lead.

Jonathan Lewis' 3-pointer brought the Tigers (5-18, 3-8) within a point, but a jumper by Grace made it 47-44 with 48 seconds left. After Jackson State's Kelsey Howard missed a 3-point try, two free throws by Grace provided the final margin.

Sydney Coleman's layup for Jackson State with 5 seconds left in regulation sent the game to overtime tied 41-41.

Doggett finished with 12 points and 12 rebounds for Southern, which has won five in a row and defeated Jackson State 68-37 on Jan. 9.

Howard scored 16 for Jackson State, which shot 22.7 percent (15 of 66) for the game to Southern's 37.8 percent (17 of 45).

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Southern Jaguars
Q. Doggett, F385-122-3120212
D. Beltran, G392-103-46129
J. Grace, G397-143-462118
F. Coleman, G360-11-26111
C. Monroe, G221-21-20123
M. Celestin241-31-30023
T. Marshall90-00-02220
M. Bol80-20-01010
N. Webb81-10-01023
R. Hill20-00-00000
Totals 17-4511-184271549
Jackson State Tigers
D. Taylor, F350-30-06030
D. Jones, F223-70-27026
J. Armstrong, F160-20-04010
K. Howard, G375-253-430216
J. Lewis, G372-93-37759
K. Stewart231-60-00123
S. Coleman212-50-15014
W. Readus191-71-21023
R. Gregory151-21-26003
Totals 15-668-144681844
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Alabama A&M8-109-20330
Miss. Val.5-136-26345
Alcorn St.4-146-26348
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