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GRAMBLING, La. -- Javeres Brent scored 23 points as Jackson State crushed Grambling State 79-59 on Saturday night.
Julysses Nobles had 19 points and five assists for the Tigers (10-16, 6-8 Southwestern Athletic Conference) and Derell Taylor added 16 points.Jackson State hit 60.8 percent from the field overall, 77 percent from the line and 43.8 percent from beyond the arc. They were also able to capitalize on their opponents' missteps, scoring 26 points off of Grambling's 16 turnovers.
Jackson State led 32-29 at the break and went 25-9 to start the second period and lead 57-38 with just under 10 minutes remaining. The Tigers led by as many as 22 on a Brent 3-pointer with 3:18 left, and cruised to the win.
Antwan Scott led Grambling State (3-20, 2-12) with 23 points.
Post Game Notes
*The 23 points scored against GSU is a career high for JB Brent (20 points against Colorado was his previous career high).
*Julysses Nobles has come off the bench for the second straight game for JSU. He has logged 30-plus minutes in both games.
*JSU's 20 point victory (79-59) over Grambling State is the largets margin of victory for the Tigers this season. JSU's previous largest margin of victory this season was 17 points against Grambling State (76-59).