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Jackson State WBB scoops up fourth SWAC regular season title

Jariyah Covington put up 25 points for the Lady Tigers’ championship win against Prairie View A&M

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Monday evening was a battle between two of the best SWAC teams. Jackson State came out on top in dominating fashion, handing Prairie View A&M a 90-65 loss. The Lady Tigers had the upper hand in this one, going into the half with a 16-point lead and outscoring the Lady Panthers 46-37 in the final 20 minutes. This win awarded Jackson State with the SWAC regular season championship title for the fourth year in a row.

Jariyah Covington led the way for Jackson State, putting up 25 points. As a team, the Lady Tigers shot 42% from the field, 30% from behind the arc, and 76% from the free throw line. The advanced stats told a similar story, as the team put up 1.09 points per possession on 53% true shooting.

Diana Rosenthal scored 16 points while Kennedy Paul added another 14 to lead the way for Prairie View A&M. As a team, the Lady Panthers struggled to get things going offensively, scoring just 0.81 points per possession on 25% shooting from the field. They were heavily challenged near the hoop, going just 7-of-18 on field goal attempts in the paint.

Prairie View A&M

Jackson State showed once again that they are a dangerous team. A March 2 conference clash with Arkansas-Pine Bluff is the Lady Tigers’ next test. On the other side, Prairie View A&M fell to 14-14 with the loss. The Lady Panthers’ next game is against a Texas Southern team that is also coming off a loss of its own. The team will square off on March 4.

This content was produced using Artificial Intelligence technology before being approved and published by HBCU Gameday. Sam Quick is a moniker for our AI technology and is not an actual person.

Jackson State WBB scoops up fourth SWAC regular season title
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