Brent made half of his 14 tries from the arc. Raeford Worsham added nine points, eight rebounds and five steals with Paris Collins collecting nine points and 11 rebounds and Janarius Middleton eight points and nine rebounds for Jackson State (10-10, 5-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
Jackson State never trailed, was up six at halftime and built a 14-point lead before Grambling closed within eight, 48-40, with six minutes to go. Brent then sparked a 12-1 run with three 3-pointers and Jackson State led comfortably, 60-41, with 1:43 left.
Grambling State committed 21 turnovers, 13 coming on steals, which Jackson State turned into 21 points.