Brent scores 22, Jackson State beats Southern Miss 78-60

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Javeres Brent hit six 3-pointers and scored 22 points to help Jackson State beat Southern Miss 78-60 Tuesday night.

Chase Franklin made 3 of 4 from 3-point range and finished with 17 points and Paris Collins scored 15 for Jackson State (1-1). Raeford Worsham added 13 points and eight rebounds.

Jackson State opened the game with a 14-3 run that was capped by back-to-back 3's from Brent. Rahemm Watts hit a jumper to pull Southern Miss within 16-7, but Brent hit another 3-pointer to start a 7-0 run that ended with the Tigers leading 23-7.

Southern Miss trailed by at least nine the rest of the way.

Jackson State made 30 of 57 (53 percent), including 11 of 25 from 3-point range. The Golden Eagles were just 4-of-16 shooting from behind the arc.

Watts led Southern Miss (0-2) with 13 points.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.