Jackson State defeats Southern University 57-46

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP)—De’Suan Dixon scored 16 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and Jackson State beat Southern University 57-46 on Monday night.

Garrison Johnson added 16 points for the Tigers (5-10, 3-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who won for the fifth straight time after opening the season on a 10-game losing streak.

After trailing by eight points in the first half the Tigers tied the game on a layup by Hanson at 35-35 with 14:04 remaining in the game, then outscored the Jaguars 22-11 the rest of the way. Leading 49-46 with 6:22 to play, the Tigers went on an 8-0 run to seal the win.

The Tigers did not hit a field goal in the final four minutes, going 4-for-8 from the foul line to extend the lead.

Doug Scott lead the Jaguars (3-13, 1-3) with 12 points.

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 Jackson St.
De'Suan Dixon De'Suan Dixon
8-16,  16 Pts
15 Rebs, 2 Assists
Douglas Scott Douglas Scott
6-13,  12 Pts
9 Rebs, 0 Assists

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