Jackson St. beats rival Alcorn St. 85-65 after slow start

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LORMAN, Miss. (AP)—Jeremy Caldwell had 22 points and 11 assists and Catraiva Givens scored 20 points as Jackson State beat Southwestern Athletic Conference rival Alcorn State on Saturday night.

The Tigers (5-11, 3-0 SWAC) broke open the game with a 7-0 run late in the first half to take a 24-19 lead, then put together a 16-6 run at the beginning of the second half to beat the Braves (2-14, 1-2).

Darrion Griffin had 13 points and six assists for the Tigers and Garrison Johnson scored 13.

Alex Owumi led Alcorn State with 17 points and 10 rebounds.

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 Top Performers
 Jackson St.
J. Caldwell J. Caldwell
10-14,  22 Pts
11 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Alcorn St.
A. Owumi A. Owumi
3-10,  17 Pts
10 Rebs, 0 Assists

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