Date: Jan. 28
JSU vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Lee E. Williams AAC)
Promotion: Armed Forces Night - Active and retired military personnel can purchase general admission tickets for $5 (with valid Military ID). Also, groups of 10 or more can purchase general admission tickets for $5.
Time: 5:30 pm (women), 7:30 pm (men)
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The JSU Ticket Office - Opens 2 hrs before tip-off. For more information call the JSU Athletics Ticket Office at 601-979-2420.
The Lady Tigers (6-11, 3-5) will look to extend their winning streak to a season high three-games, the first under head coach Surina Dixon. JSU picked up its second straight win against in-state rival Mississippi Valley State in a 73-68 OT thriller. Tiffany Kellum scored a career high 32 points on 15-20 shooting. She also pulled down a game-high 14 rebounds. Ayanna Hardy-Fuller followed with a 12 point 11-rebound effort. Demara Howard recorded a career high 15 rebounds.
The UAPB Lady Lions (7-11, 5-4) come into Monday's action looking to get back on track after falling 67-62 to Grambling. Cassidy Wright led UAPB with 12 points and four assists. Chigozianyi Okwumbua recorded a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds.
Last season the Lady Tigers swept the Lady Lions - winning 59-51 in Arkansas and 62-45 in Jackson. Kellum led JSU in scoring in both games - scoring 13 and 12 points respectively. Okwumbua scored a game high 19 points in the first game and Lakendra Marsh led with 11 in the second game.
The Tigers (3-14, 2-6) are 5-3 against the Golden Lions (8-12, 7-1) over the last four years. They lost 46-44 the last time they played (2/25/2012).
Jackson State is currently in 8th place in the conference and Arkansas-Pine Bluff is in 2nd.
In their last game, Christian Williams put up 15 points in the Tigers 60-57 win over Mississippi Valley State on January 26th. He is averaging 10.8 points per game while also contributing a team-high 1.9 steals per game. In a 79-67 victory over Grambling State on January 26th, Tevin Hammond put up 20 points and 6 rebounds for the Golden Lions. He is averaging 7.5 points per game in addition to a team-best 3.8 assists per game.
JSU owns a 24-7 series edge over UAPB (since 1980).