BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) John Walker III came off the bench to score 14 points to lift second-seeded Texas Southern to a 54-50 win over seventh-seeded Jackson State in the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday.
Yahuza Rasas had 10 points for Texas Southern (16-12). Brison Gresham added seven rebounds.
Jayveous McKinnis had 15 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks for Jackson State (11-19). Ken Evans Jr. added 10 points.