Jackson spurs UTSA to 80-70 win over Southern Miss

Jhivvan Jackson finished with 23 points, six rebounds and four assists and Texas-San Antonio topped Southern Miss 80-70

SAN ANTONIO -- Jhivvan Jackson finished with 23 points, six rebounds and four assists and Texas-San Antonio topped Southern Miss 80-70 on Saturday.

Jackson sank 7 of 18 shots for the Roadrunners (8-9, 2-2 Conference USA), including three 3-pointers. Keaton Wallace had 16 points and four assists for UTSA, which earned its sixth straight victory at home.

Artur Konontsuk had 14 points to lead the Golden Eagles (4-13, 0-4), who dropped their fourth straight game. Gabe Watson and Boban Jacdonmi both totaled 13 points, while Tyler Stevenson pitched in with 11 points and nine rebounds.

UTSA shot 48% from the floor, including a blistering 15-of-27 effort from 3-point range (56%). The Roadrunners made 13 of 15 free throws. Southern Miss shot 47% overall but just 21% from distance (3 of 14). The Golden Eagles sank 17 of 20 foul shots.

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