JACKSON, Miss. -- Christian Williams scored 17 points to help Jackson State snapped a two-game losing streak, beating Southwestern Athletic Conference-foe Prairie View 65-60 Monday night.
Prairie View (10-15, 5-7) scored the game's first four points and led 16-15 with 13:34 left in the first half. But Taylor hit a jumper to spark a 15-7 run and give Jackson State (6-16, 5-8) the lead for good, 31-22.
The Tigers stretched their lead to as many as 16 in the second half.
Jourdan DeMuynck's 12 points led Prairie View, which outshot Jackson State 46.9 percent (23 of 49) to 43.1 percent (22 of 51) but made just 11 of 20 free throws. Jackson State knocked down 17 of 24 shots from the stripe.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.