Howard leads Jackson State over SMU 59-58
DALLAS (AP) Kelsey Howard scored 27 points and made five 3-pointers to lead Jackson State to a 59-58 victory against SMU in the Dallas Classic on Thursday night.
Howard sank three free throws in the final 20 seconds, giving the Tigers (2-9) the cushion to withstand a 3-pointer by SMU's Robert Nyakundi at the buzzer.
Willie Readus added 10 points and eight rebounds for Jackson State.
The game was played at 7,500-seat Ellis Davis Fieldhouse, which is operated by the Dallas Independent School District. Announced attendance was 1,925.
Updated December 15, 2011