Jackson State holds off Texas Southern, 76-63

Preview | Box Score | Recap

HOUSTON (AP)—Garrison Johnson scored 28 points to lead Jackson State to a 76-63 victory against Texas Southern on Saturday night.

Jackson State (5-12, 4-1 Southwestern Athletic) won for the fourth time in five conference games after getting just one non-conference victory.

Johnson was 9-of-13 from the field, including 3-of-4 from 3-point range, and 7-of-8 on free throws. His 3-pointer with 14:31 remaining in the game punctuated a 13-2 run that gave Jackson State a 49-32 lead.

Texas Southern (1-16, 1-3) was led by Jacques Jones with 15 points. Matthew Miller added 12.

Grant Maxey had 12 points and a game-high seven rebounds for Jackson State.

Related Articles

Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Jackson St.
Garrison Johnson Garrison Johnson
9-13,  28 Pts
5 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Texas Southern
Jacques Jones Jacques Jones
5-11,  15 Pts
6 Rebs, 1 Assists

Team Stat Leaders

Points
Rebounds
Assists

Conference Scoreboard

Saturday, Jan 17