Jackson State vs Texas Southern

Texas Southern 64, Jackson St. 57


HOUSTON (AP) - Fred Sturdivant scored 21 points Monday night to lead Texas Southern to a 64-57 victory over Jackson State.

Sturdivant went 8 of 11 from the field for Texas Southern (9-15, 8-4 Southwestern Athletic), which has won two in a row. His accuracy helped the Tigers shoot 51 percent (23 of 45).

Freshman Kelsey Howard hit double figures for the 20th time this season by scoring 14 points for Jackson State (6-19, 4-9), which has dropped five of its last six.

Keeslee Stewart added 13 points for Jackson State, which shot just 36 percent (18 of 49), though it converted 6 of 16 3-point attempts.

Texas Southern, which led 27-23 at intermission, held a slim rebounding advantage of 30-29.

The teams split the season series, as Jackson State won 54-51 last month.

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Jackson State Tigers
J. Armstrong, F290-02-25102
D. Jones, F183-51-33017
J. Lewis, G360-30-06510
K. Howard, G285-160-023414
D. Taylor, G233-33-33029
K. Stewart213-125-622113
S. Coleman192-20-03114
W. Readus141-33-33055
R. Gregory121-51-11033
Totals 18-4915-1829121857
Texas Southern Tigers
A. Clayborn, F192-31-22045
D. Scott, F130-33-43133
T. Price, F112-30-02004
O. Strong, G293-70-02228
D. Ellington, G202-30-00004
F. Sturdivant238-115-862121
M. Gibbs193-72-46428
L. Johnson-Danner161-20-04003
D. Joyner160-12-21002
P. Onwenu130-11-20011
D. King101-10-11022
J. Peters81-31-21213
K. Denson30-00-00110
Totals 23-4515-2530121764
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Texas So.5-09-960
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Jackson St.3-37-12307
Alcorn St.3-36-11324
Prairie View2-35-14294
Alabama St.2-34-13347
Miss. Val.2-32-16319
Alabama A&M1-41-15351
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