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Jackson State wins regular season SWAC title

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Ameshya Williams (photo courtesy JSU Athletics)

The Jackson State University women’s basketball team defeated Arkansas Pine Bluff yesterday during senior night at JSU.

The Tigers won the match easily with a score of 68-47. The victory marks the program’s first regular-season conference championship since 2007.

Ameshya Williams had a career-high 24 points on the night.

JSU was trailing at halftime 27-26 but made a comeback in the third quarter by scoring 24 points and only allowing UAPB to score eight. After that, JSU had the game secured.

The No. 1 ranked Tigers now have a 17-9 record.

JSU will be back in action Thursday, March 5, as they travel to face Alabama State in Montgomery, Ala., at 5:30 p.m.

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