Jackson State slips past Grambling State in WBB SWAC Tourney

Jackson State fought hard and came out on top, advancing to the semifinals

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Jackson State defeated Grambling State in the 22-23 WBB SWAC Tourney by a score of 59-50 on Wednesday evening. It was a tie game after the first 20 minutes, but the Lady Tigers outscored the Lady Tigers 30-21 in the second half to come away with the win.

Jariyah Covington scored 19 points and grabbed five rebounds to lead the way for Jackson State . As a team, the Lady Tigers shot 37% from the field, 30% from behind the arc, and 61% from the free throw line. They secured the win despite only scoring 0.83 points per possession on 46% true shooting.

2023 SWAC Basketball Tournament – Wednesday, March 8, 2023 – Bartow Arena – Women’s Quarterfinal #2 – Grambling State vs Jackson State

Grambling State was led by Leah Morrow, who recorded 12 points and five boards. As a team, the Lady Tigers struggled to get things going offensively, scoring just 0.71 points per possession on 26% shooting from the field. They were heavily challenged near the hoop, going just 4-of-15 on field goal attempts in the paint.

Jackson State showed once again that they are a dangerous team. Its next action is on March 10. The team will square off with TBA on a neutral court. On the other side, Grambling State fell to 9-20 with the loss. The team will have to wait until next year for redemption, as this was its final game of the season.

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Jackson State slips past Grambling State in WBB SWAC Tourney
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