Jackson scores 30 to lift UTSA over FAU 84-80
SAN ANTONIO – Jhivvan Jackson had 30 points as UTSA edged past Florida Atlantic 84-80 on Friday night. Jacob Germany scored a career-high 26 points plus 12 rebounds and three blocks for UTSA (11-9, 7-6 Conference USA), which earned its fifth straight home victory. Cedrick Alley Jr. added 14 points and eight rebounds. Kenan Blackshear scored a career-high 20 points and had 10 rebounds for the Owls (8-8, 3-4). ___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com
Jackson scores 24 to lead UTSA over Southern Miss 78-72
SAN ANTONIO – Jhivvan Jackson scored 24 points, including six 3-pointers, as UTSA topped Southern Miss 78-72 on Saturday. LaDavius Draine had 19 points and seven rebounds for the Golden Eagles (7-8, 3-5). DeAndre Pinckney had 12 points and seven rebounds. A Draine 3-pointer pulled Southern Miss as close as 74-70 with 16 seconds remaining, but UTSA closed with four straight free throws. UTSA swept Southern Miss with a 70-64 win on Friday.
UTSA Men's Basketball falls to Southern Miss
Cortez Edwards led Southern Miss with 24 points after making 11 of 17 from the field, while Leonard Harper-Baker posted a double-double of 14 points and a game-high 12 rebounds. Keyed by 38 points in the paint, the Golden Eagles shot 46 percent (28-61) for the game and made 5 of 13 (38 percent) from beyond the arc. UTSA shot just 37 percent (23-62) overall and 26 percent (7-27) from long distance but did convert 18 of 22 (82 percent) at the free-throw line. Back-to-back steals by the Golden Eagles led to a pair of layups that made it a one-point contest. After UTSA missed a jumper, Draine gave them a 29-28 lead on a layup with less than a minute on the clock.