Jackson State 76, Nicholls 61

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JACKSON, Miss (AP)—Dakari Wallace scored 17 points as Jackson State ended Nicholls State’s four game winning streak with a 76-61 victory Wednesday night.

Wallace led four other players in double-digit scoring.

Jackson State (4-8) raced to a 17-1 lead in the first five minutes of the game and was up 23-6 with 13:39 left in the first half.

But Nicholls State outscored the Tigers 21-6 during a seven minute span to pull to within 29-27 with just over six minutes left in the half.

Jackson State led 41-35 at the half.

Nicholls State (5-6) closed the gap to 49-48 with 14:25 left in the second half on a basket from Jason Wilkins but Antonio William-Parker led a 16-6 Jackson State run to push the lead to 65-54 with 6:17 remaining in the game.

Nicholls State did not convert a basket for eight minutes of the second half and made only two field goals in the final 11 minutes of the game.

William-Parker and Kelly Ross each added 15 points for Jackson State and Ernest Hassell scored 11.

Willie Depron led Nicholls State with a game high 21 points and 16 rebounds. Wilkins added 13 points.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Nicholls St.
W. Depron W. Depron
7-19,  21 Pts
16 Rebs, 5 Assists
 Jackson St.
D. Wallace D. Wallace
7-12,  17 Pts
5 Rebs, 4 Assists

Team Stat Leaders

Points
Rebounds
Assists