Griffin scores 27 as Tigers knock off ASU

Griffin scores 27 as Tigers knock off ASU
COURTESY: JSU Athletics (Source: JSU Athletics)

LORMAN, Miss. - Roland Griffin had a game-high 27 points in a 76-65 win over Alcorn State on Saturday evening in SWAC play. Additionally, Griffin led Jackson State with 12 rebounds and had six assists.

Venjie Wallis added 13 points, three 3-pointers, and three blocksThe Tigers leading scorer for the season, Tristan Jarrett, tallied 12 points on 4-of-15 shooting from the field. Jayveous McKinnis had eight points and three swats, while Jonas James had seven assists.

Jackson State finished 27-of-57 from the field as a team and 8-of-20 from three point land.The Blue and White ended with 35 rebounds, 25 bench points and 36 points in the paint.

With the win, Jackson State improved to 5-11 overall and 2-1 in SWAC play. The Braves fell to 5-9 overall and 1-2 in the SWAC.JSU returns to action on Monday with a 3 p.m. contest with Southern in Baton Rouge (La.) for SWAC action.

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