JACKSON, Miss. -- Christian Williams scored 17 points and Jackson State beat Alabama State 70-65 in overtime Thursday night.
The Tigers (9-17, 8-9 Southwestern Athletic Conference) overcame a 36-29 halftime deficit and hit free throws to beat the Hornets (9-21, 7-10).
Jackson State won despite making 2 of 18 3-pointers. Alabama State hit 6 of 20 treys. The Tigers won it at the foul line, going 20 for 22. Joshua Freelove scored 15 for Alabama State, which went 7 for 17 at the stripe.
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