Jackson State routs Alcorn State 85-64

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP)—Garrison Johnson scored 27 points and Jackson State defeated Alcorn State 85-64 on Saturday night.

Johnson, last week’s SWAC player of the week, has scored in double figures in 12 straight games and reached the 1,000-point mark for his career last week.

De’Suan Dixon scored 15 points and Tyrone Hanson added 10 for the Tigers (11-11, 9-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who have won five in a row and 10 of their past 11.

The Tigers jumped out to a 25-8 lead and were never challenged. A layup by Christian Williams gave the Tigers their biggest lead at 70-34 with 12:20 remaining.

Jackson State shot 45.6 percent (26-for-57) and outrebounded Alcorn State 47-33. The win completes a season sweep in the series for the Tigers, who beat the Braves 63-51 on Jan. 27.

Brandon Rogers was the only player in double figures for Alcorn State (0-23, 0-10) with 13 points.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Alcorn St.
Brandon Rogers Brandon Rogers
4-9,  13 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Jackson St.
Garrison Johnson Garrison Johnson
9-12,  27 Pts
4 Rebs, 0 Assists

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