Jackson State vs SMU

Jackson St. 59, SMU 58


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 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
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
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Alabama A&M0-00-9346
Alabama St.0-00-9321
Texas So.0-00-9202

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