Texas Southern 87, Jackson State 70
HOUSTON (AP) _ Kevin Granger scored 29 points and Kevin Adams had 11, helping Texas Southern pull away from Jackson State 87-70 Monday night.
TSU (9-4, 1-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) led 40-34 at halftime and expanded the lead in the second half behind six 3-pointers and 17-of-22 free throws.
Jackson State (4-10, 1-1) was led by 18 points and eight rebounds by Titus Hooten. Greg King had 17 points and eight rebounds. Smokie Montgomery scored 14 points and Dwayne Whitfield scored 11.
The only other TSU player in double figures was Joey Vidrine with 11.