Alabama State runs away from Jackson State, 62-42
Alabama State finished its season with an 18-9 record overall, 14-5 in the Southwestern Conference, but the Hornets are banned from postseason play due to failing to meet the NCAA's Academic Progress Requirement standards.
Alabama State took a two-point lead into halftime, 24-22, but blew the game open in the second half by outscoring Jackson State 38-20.
Jackson State (`11-20) finishes tied with Arkansas-Pine Bluff at 9-9. Both advance to the SWAC tournament, which opens Tuesday, March 10.