McKinnis leads Jackson St. past Alabama A&M 50-35
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Jayveous McKinnis recorded 15 points and 16 rebounds to carry Jackson State to a 50-35 win over Alabama A&M on Thursday night, the Tigers' 10th straight victory.
Ken Evans had nine rebounds for Jackson State (10-5, 10-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
Tristan Jarrett, whose 21 points per game entering the contest led the Tigers, was held to nine points (2 of 11).
The Bulldogs' 35 points on 25.5% shooting represented the worst marks by a Jackson State opponent this season.
Alabama A&M totaled 19 points in the first half, a season low for the team.
Jevon Tatum had 13 points and six rebounds for the Bulldogs (6-8, 4-8), whose losing streak stretched to six games.
Jalen Johnson, the Bulldogs' leading scorer coming into the matchup at 18 points per game, shot only 13% for the game (1 of 8).
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Updated March 4, 2021