Howell, McKinnis lift Jackson St. over Alabama St. 82-70
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Chris Howell and Jayveous McKinnis scored 19 points apiece as Jackson State defeated Alabama State 82-70 on Saturday. Venjie Wallis added 15 points for the Tigers. McKinnis also had nine rebounds and four blocks for the Tigers.
Jontrell Walker had 12 points for Jackson State (13-18, 10-8 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
Jackson State put up 46 second-half points, a season high for the team.
The Tigers evened the season series against the Hornets with the win. Alabama State defeated Jackson State 59-57 on Jan. 7.