Jackson State vs Grambling

Jackson St. 63, Grambling St. 60


GRAMBLING, La. (AP) - Kelsey Howard scored a game-high 27 points, including all the game's points in the final minute, leading Jackson State in a comeback 63-60 win over Grambling State on Saturday night.

With Jackson State (7-19, 5-9 Southwestern Athletic Conference) trailing 60-59 with 1 minute left, Howard took the game into his hands. He sank a jumper to put Jackson State up 61-60 and then, after Xavier Rogers missed an attempt at a go-ahead 3 for Grambling State, Howard stepped to the line and connected on a pair of free throws with 7 seconds left to seal it.

Howard also knocked down a trio of 3-pointers and tied team-highs with five rebounds and three assists for Jackson State, which also got 10 points apiece from Jonathan Lewis and Willie Readus.

Quincy Roberts led Grambling State (3-21, 3-11), which has lost six straight games and nine of its last 10, with 18 points.

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Jackson State Tigers
J. Armstrong, F250-20-04120
D. Jones, F161-50-22002
K. Howard, G399-176-1053027
J. Lewis, G334-61-233310
D. Taylor, G321-42-22244
S. Coleman190-12-25132
R. Gregory133-30-00006
K. Stewart121-30-12102
W. Readus114-62-210010
T. Ballard00-00-00010
Totals 23-4713-2124111363
Grambling Tigers
S. Danridge, F141-10-01052
P. Roberson, C284-61-34159
Q. Roberts, G387-133-372018
R. Livas, G310-30-03310
D. Copeland, G30-00-00000
B. Dorsett374-101-144211
X. Rogers276-100-012416
B. Purvis191-52-23114
R. Higgins30-00-01000
Totals 23-487-925131860
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