JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Christian Williams turned in a season-high 27 points as Jackson State downed Southwestern Athletic Conference-rival Arkansas-Pine Bluff 82-67 Monday night.
Williams knocked down a career-best 7 of 13 3-pointers as he hit 9 of 18 from the field. Dundrecous Nelson pitched in 16 points on 9-of-9 free-throw showing and also dished out seven assists.
The Tigers (4-14, 3-6) shot 52.8 percent (28 of 53) from the field and knocked down 9 of 22 3-point attempts while winning their third consecutive contest.
Terrell Kennedy paced the Golden Lions (8-13, 7-2) with a career-high 31 points, including an 11-of-14 showing at the foul line. Kennedy hit 10 of 20 from the field, but the rest of Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s starters made just 36.7 percent (11 of 30).
Jackson State had 17 assists to the Golden Lions’ three and recorded 10 steals, including four by Nelson.