JACKSON, Miss. -- Maurice Rivers tossed in 26 points, Julian Daughtry scored a career-high 22 and Treshawn Bolden added a double-double to rally Jackson State to an 85-80 overtime victory over Texas Southern on Saturday.
Bolden finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Tigers of Jackson State (8-10, 5-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who remained atop the conference standings with their fifth straight win.
Demontrae Jefferson poured in a career-best 34 points for the Tigers of Texas Southern (3-14, 3-1), who had a three-game win streak snapped. The junior guard, who added eight rebounds and seven assists, came into the game averaging 23.5 points per game. He has topped 20 points in all but one game this season. Donte Clark chipped in with 18 points and seven boards, while Trayvon Reed scored 10 and was a rebound short of a double-double.
Texas Southern led 43-31 at halftime in a game that featured 61 fouls, 71 free throws, but just 19 turnovers.
Texas Southern shot 39 percent from the floor, 23 percent from distance and hit 26 of 37 free throws. Jackson State made 41 percent from the floor, 31 percent from distance and made 19 of 34 from the foul line.
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