Recap - Texas Southern Defeats Jackson State 61-54

Texas Southern earned a 61-54 victory over Jackson State on Saturday, getting 18 points from Omar Strong at Williams Center.

Texas Southern got 12 points from Aaron Clayborn and another 10 points from Fred Sturdivant. Ray Penn contributed 2 assists, while Fred Sturdivant cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Jackson State got a 21-point performance from Kelsey Howard, who was supported by 9 points from Willie Readus. Jeff Stubbs had 3 assists in a losing cause for Jackson State, while Willie Readus grabbed 7 rebounds.

Texas Southern hit the break leading 31-24 before taking care of business in the second half.

Texas Southern had a 30-27 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.