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JSU to host PVAM in SWAC Basketball Action
Courtesy: Jackson State Athletics Media  
Release: 02/11/2013
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The Jackson State Lady Tigers return to action Feb. 11 to take on Prairie View A&M in Southwestern Athletic Conference women's basketball action. Tip-off is set for 5:30 pm Monday night at the Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center.

Jackson State is coming off a 67-58 loss to Texas Southern Saturday evening. Tiffany Kellum scored a team high 16 points and pulled down nine rebounds. Ekwara Ndongo followed with 11 points and four rebounds and Ayanna Hardy-Fuller scored nine points

Prairie View comes into Monday's action having picked up a big road win, beating Grambling State 83-49 Saturday evening. PVAM had a balanced scoring effort, with four players scoring in double-figures and had six other players to get into the score book. Kiara Etienne and Jeanette Jackson each scored 14 points. Larissa Scott followed with 10 points and Latia Williams recorded a double-double as she finished with 10 points and 14 rebounds.

About JSU (8-13, 5-7) - The Lady Tigers look to start a new winning streak after falling to Texas Southern on Saturday. JSU will look to avenge an earlier loss to Prairie View in Texas. In Prairie View, JSU fell 59-53 with Kellum scoring a team-high 15 points and pulled down nine rebounds.

-Tiffany Kellum is JSU's leading scorer (13.1 ppg) and leading rebounder (8.2 rpg). She is the only Lady Tigers to averaged double-digit scoring.

-Kellum is also third in the SWAC in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots (34).

-Ayanna Hardy-Fuller leads the team in field goal percentage (.491) and is the second leading scorer on the team (8.0 ppg). She also averages 4.6 rebounds per game.

-Beatrice Banks leads the team in 3-point field goals made (29).

-Mar'Chetta Parker leads the team in 3-point field goal percentage (.455).

-Dominique Brothern leads the team in assists (35 and steals 48). Her 48 steals are third best in the SWAC.

- JSU is second in the SWAC in scoring offense (59.2 ppg.

 - JSU is fifth in the SWAC in scoring margin (-5.3).

-JSU leads the SWAC in steals (10.7 spg).

About Prairie View A&M - The Lady Panthers come into this week's action with a 9-12 overall record and a 6-5 SWAC record. PVAM looks to start another winning streak by picking up a win over JSU.

-PVAM leads the SWAC in scoring defense (58.7).

-PVAM is second in the SWAC in scoring margin (-1.1).

-Latia Williams is second in the league in scoring (13.8 ppg) and rebounding (9.1 rpg).

-Latia Williams is third in the SWAC in assist/turnover ratio (1.0).

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The Jackson State Tigers ( 5-15, 4-7) look to get back on the winning track on 11 when JSU hosts Prairie View A&M in SWAC men's basketball action at the Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center Money nigt.

 JSU fell to Prairie View A&M in the previous meeting this season. The Tigers then fell 73-59 to the PVAM Panthers on ESPNU. Dundrecous Nelson scored 24 points and Sydney Coleman had eight rebounds.

-Dundrecous Nelson is the team's leading scorer (15.3 ppg) and leads the team with 36 assists.  He is also  second on the team in steals with 24 (which has him ranked 13th in the SWAC).

-Derrell Taylor and Kelsey Howard are the team's top two rebounders averaging 4.7 rpg.

-Kelsey Howard is second on the team in scoring (14.4 ppg) and is second in the SWAC in three-point shooting percentage (41.3%).

-Christian Williams is 16th in the SWAC in scoring (12 ppg).

 -Derrell Taylor is ranked 15th in the SWAC in rebounding (4.8 rpg).

- Kelsey Howard is ranked 11th in the SWAC in field percentage (.437).

Christian Williams is ranked 4th in the SWAC in steals (1.8 spg).

About Prairie View A&M - The PVAM Panthers come into Monday's action with a 10-14 overall record and a 5-6 SWAC mark. PVAM is the sixth ranked team in the SWAC standings. The Panthers got a good win over Grambling State Saturday night.

-Jackson State holds the series advantage (54-16).

-Jourdan DeMuynick is the sixth leading scorer in the SWAC (14.4 ppg) and sixth in rebounding (6.3).

-Josh Eleby is fourth in the SWAC in field goal percentage (.537) and Demondre Chapman is fifth (.526).

-Carl Blair is second in the SWAC in assists (119 total / 5.2 apg).

 


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