Scores

Final

Southern 73

(3-13, 2-2 SWAC)

Jackson State 62

(9-8, 3-1 SWAC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 8, 2007

    Lee E. Williams Athletic and Assembly Center, Jackson, Mississippi

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    SOU 38 3573
    JKST 30 3262

    Southern University 73, Jackson State 62

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Deforrest Riley-Smith scored 37 points to lead Southern University to a 73-62 Southwestern Athletic Conference upset over Jackson State on Monday night.

    Southern (3-13, 2-2 SWAC) raced to a 16-10 lead in the first five minutes of the game and never trailed afterward. The Jaguars made eight 3-point field goals and limited the Tigers to 1 of 16 shooting from 3-point range in the win.

    Jackson State (9-8, 3-1) staged several rallies after trailing 38-30 at halftime, the last bringing the Tigers to within 57-56 with 4:20 left. But Riley-Smith, who scored 20 points in the second half, hit seven of Southern's next nine points to push the lead back to 66-58 with 2:12 remaining.

    Southern held the nation's leading scorer, Trey Johnson, to 19 points -- 11 below his average.

    Chris Davis added 12 points for Southern, while Jeremy Caldwell had 16 points for Jackson State and Julius Young scored 12.

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