LORMAN, Miss. -- Maurice Rivers scored 15 points to lead Jackson State to a 60-55 victory over Alcorn State on Saturday night.
Rivers was 5-of-10 shooting from the floor. Treshawn Bolden and Jesse Love added 10 points apiece for Jackson State (6-10, 3-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which has won three straight to start conference play after snapping a three-game losing skid. Paris Collins chipped in nine points and a game-high nine rebounds for the Tigers.
Jackson State opened the second half on 18-11 run to stretch its three-point halftime advantage to 47-37. Rivers scored six points and Bolden added four during the stretch. The Tigers held a double-digit lead with four minutes left before Alcorn State finished on a 9-4 spurt.
Feehan scores 20 as Evansville tops Texas Southern 85-63
Shea Feehan made five 3-pointers and scored 20 and Noah Frederking added 16 points to propel Evansville to an 85-63 victory over Texas Southern on Sunday.
Warren's FTs send UT Arlington past UC Davis 68-59
Brian Warren scored 18 points, Radshad Davis scored 12 and UT Arlington beat UC Davis 68-59 on Sunday.
LSU, Mississippi State enter top 16
The Ducks and Orange left Madison Square Garden out of the Power Rankings, which opened the door for two SEC teams to climb in.