Wednesday, December 14, 2016

JSU Women's Basketball Cruises Past Southeastern Louisiana

JACKSON, Mississippi – Derica Wiggins scored a game high 20 points to lead the Jackson State Lady Tigers to the 83-66 win over the Southeastern Louisiana Lady Lions in non-conference action Tuesday night at the Lee E. Williams Athletic and Assembly Center.

With the win JSU improves to a 4-3 overall record and Southeastern falls to 2-6.

Daisha Williams came off the bench to score 14 points for the Lady Tigers and Kierra Adams added 13 points. Sumer Williams, Maria Conyers-Jordan and Chelsea Causey each pulled down eight rebounds for JSU.

Bre Warren led SLU in scoring with 15 points.

JSU led 45-38 at halftime. For the game JSU shot 41 percent from the field (25-61), 31.3 percent in threes (5-16) and 70 percent from the line (28-40). SLU made 38.3 percent of its field goal attempts (23-60), went 23.8 percent from three-point range (5-21) and 62.5 percent from the line (15-24).

The Lady Tigers held the edge in rebounding (54-34), second chance points (18-6) and bench scoring (47-34).

JSU returns to action Dec. 16 to participate in the Florida Atlantic University Holiday Tournament in Boca Raton, Fla.



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