The Jackson State University Women's basketball team fell, 70-55 to Southern University Monday evening at the Lee E. Williams Athletic & Assembly Center on "Armed Forces" night.
With the loss, JSU falls to 8-12 overall and 7-4 in Southwestern Athletic Conference play.
The Lady Tigers never led in the game as the Lady Jaguars took control of the tempo from the beginning of the contest. Southern led by as much as 24 in the first half at the 4:45 mark. JSU's bench outscored SU's bench, 26-18.
Jackson State shot 25.5 percent from the field, 27.3 percent from behind the arch, and 64.9 percent from the line for the game.
Junior Alisa Ross led Jackson State offensively with 20 points, while junior Ayanna Lynn added 10 points to round out JSU's double-digit scoring.
Southern had three players in double figures, including Jasmine Jefferson, who registered a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds. Kendra Coleman tallied 13 points while Adrian Sanders recorded 12 points on the night.
The Lady Tigers will travel to Texas to face Prairie View A&M University Saturday, Feb. 15. Game time is set for a 3 p.m. tip.
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