Jackson State gets first win, beats Seattle 91-82

SEATTLE (AP) - Kelsey Howard scored 32 points and Dundrecous Nelson had 23 to lead Jackson State to a 91-82 victory over Seattle on Monday night, for their first win of the season.

Howard was 6 of 10 from 3-point range.

Christian Williams had 10 points and five steals for the Tigers (1-8). Sydney Coleman had nine rebounds.

Seattle led 37-35 at halftime in a game with eight lead changes. Jackson State shot 44.8 percent from the field for the game, while Seattle shot 38.9 percent.

The game was tied at 44 at 16:58. The Tigers took a 46-44 lead when Coleman made a layup at 16:48. From that point, the Tigers remained in the lead, though Seattle came within one several times.

Sterling Carter led Seattle (3-5) with 20 points, including 6 of 7 from 3-point range. Chad Rasmussen and Luiz Bidart had 11 points apiece. D'Vonne Pickett Jr. had 10 points. Deshaun Sunderhaus had 14 rebounds.


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