LORMAN, Miss. -- Christian Williams made 15 of 16 from the free-throw line and scored 20 points to lead Jackson State to an 84-71 victory over Alcorn State on Saturday.
Jeff Stubbs had 16 points and Dundrecous Nelson added 15, Howard Kelsey 10, and Willie Readus contributed nine points and nine rebounds for the Tigers (5-14, 4-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who have won four games in a row.
Jackson State shot 37.7 percent from the field (20 of 53) to Alcorn State's 31.1 percent (23 of 74), but the Tigers made 40 of 51 free throws while Alcorn State was 22 of 37.
Leading 55-52, Jackson State made a 12-4 run to secure the victory.
Forward Kennedy Meeks, who has averaged 9.4 points and 6.5 rebounds at North Carolina, has pulled out of the NBA draft and will return to the Tar Heels.
Cal big man Ivan Rabb could have been selected in the top 10 of the NBA draft. Instead, he's returning to Berkeley to make himself, and the Golden Bears, stronger.
Devin Williams' decision last month to sign with an agent and enter the NBA draft has left West Virginia in a tough spot.