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Tigers fall 78-58 to Jaguars
Courtesy: Jackson State Athletics Media  
Release: 02/05/2013
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BATON ROUGE, LA - The Jackson State men's basketball team had its four-game winning streak snapped Monday night. The Tigers fell 78-58 in Southwestern Athletic Conference action.

With the loss, JSU fell to a 5-15, 4-7 record. Southern improved to a 16-7, 10-1 record. The Jaguars opened the game with hot shooting. Derick Beltran scored the first 11 points of the game, en route to a game-high 35 point, 7 rebound effort. Southern never trailed in the game and eventually built a 38-26 halftime lead. The Tigers were outscored 40-32 in the second half.

Malcolm Miller was SU's other double-digit scorer, as he finished with 21 points and 11 rebounds. Jeff Stubbs and Dundrecous Nelson came off the bench to lead the Tigers in scoring. Stubbs finished with 11 points and Nelson had 10.

Jackson State returns to action Saturday, Feb. 9 when the Tigers host Texas Southern at 3:00 p.m. at the Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center.

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