Texas Southern defeats Jackson State 51-44

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP)—Junior Treasure scored 15 points and Deandre Hall added 12 to help Texas Southern defeat Jackson State 51-44 on Monday night.

Trailing 10-8 midway through the first half, Texas Southern (8-9, 4-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) went on an 11-2 run and led the rest of the way. Treasure’s layup capped the run for a 21-10 Texas Southern lead with 1:24 left until halftime.

Texas Southern held Jackson State (6-11, 4-1) to 19 percent shooting in the first half (4 of 21) for a 21-12 advantage at the break.

Jackson State opened the second half on an 18-7 run and led 30-28 on Garrison Johnson’s jumper with 12 minutes left.

Texas Southern answered with a 10-2 run, capped by Timothy Price’s layup with 4:45 remaining. Jackson State wouldn’t get any closer than four the rest of the way.

Garrison Johnson had 17 points for Jackson State, which snapped a six-game winning streak.

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 Top Performers
 Texas Southern
DeAndre Hall DeAndre Hall
4-13,  12 Pts
9 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Jackson St.
Garrison Johnson Garrison Johnson
5-12,  17 Pts
5 Rebs, 0 Assists

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