Jackson St. 54, Texas Southern 51

Jackson St. 54, Texas Southern 51

Published Jan. 16, 2012 11:38 p.m. ET

Jenirro Bush scored 23 points and Christian Williams scored five in the final 22 seconds to lift Jackson State to a 54-51 victory over Texas Southern on Monday night.

Jackson State (4-14, 2-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which had lost its past four games, trailed 51-49 before Williams' 3-pointer gave the Tigers a one-point lead.

After Patrick Onwenu missed two free throws for Texas Southern (5-12, 4-1), Williams was good on a pair for Jackson State.

Bush's 3-pointer with 10:38 remaining had given Jackson State a 43-40 lead, its first in 15 minutes, and it continued to lead until a layup by Texas Southern's Daniel King set up Williams' heroics.


Kelsey Howard scored 10 points and Williams nine for Jackson State, and Bush had eight rebounds.

DaQuan Joyner scored 13 to pace Texas Southern, which had won its first four conference games by an average of 27 points.