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Former Jackson State star Buster Barnett involved in deadly love triangle, according to police

A former Jackson State star and NFL player is at the center of a love triangle gone deadly wrong. Clayton County Police say Buster Barnett's mistress kidnapped and murdered his wife before killing herself, WUSA reports. Lisa Brown showed up at the front door of Sandra Barnett's home on Wednesday afternoon. She was then involved in a police chase on Thursday heading toward's Alabama...
Via HBCU Gameday
12 days ago  |  Discuss

SWAC Receiver Rankings: Size, speed and a little bit of everything

(Clarion Ledger photo)Daniel Williams, Jackson StateWilliams emerged as the most reliable target for QB La Montiez Ivy in Jackson last year as he finished with 73 receptions for 1,004 yards and 9 touchdowns. He posed a threat to defensive backfields across the SWAC with his combination of size, speed, and ability to make big plays. Willie Quinn, SouthernQuinn has been among the...
Via HBCU Gameday
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson State's Lamontiez Ivy hoping to make most of Manning Passing Academy

LaMontiez Ivy is already one of the best quarterbacks in the SWAC after just one season. The Jackson State quarterback is serving as a counselor at the Manning Passing Academy in Louisiana after leading the SWAC in passing yards in his first full collegiate season.But Ivy isn't at the camp just to teach, he's there to get better as well. Ivy is one of several college quarterbacks...
Via HBCU Gameday
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama State runs away from Jackson State, 62-42

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) DeMarcus Robinson scored 14 points and Alabama State held Jackson State to just 20 points in the second half en route to a 62-42 victory in the regular season finale Saturday. Alabama State finished its season with an 18-9 record overall, 14-5 in the Southwestern Conference, but the Hornets are banned from postseason play due to failing to meet the NCAA's Academic...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jackson St shoots past Alabama A&M, 72-54

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Kaven Bernard put up a career-high 28 points and Jackson State shot its way past Alabama A&M, 72-54 on Thursday night. The Tigers (11-19, 9-8) cling to the No. 5 seed in the Southwest Athletic Conference tournament one game ahead of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, which had its game with Mississippi Valley state postponed. Bernard was 11 of 15 from the field, including...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Arkansas-Pine Bluff beats Jackson State, 64-62

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) Marcel Mosley hit four 3-pointers and scored 20 points to lead Arkansas-Pine Bluff to a 64-62 win over Jackson State on Monday night. Ghiavonni Robinson and Thaddeus Handley Jr. added 11 points apiece, and Tevin Hammond had nine points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals for UAPB (11-20, 8-9 Southwestern). The Golden Lions led 39-30 at halftime and...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jackson St. coasts to 73-49 win over Mississippi Valley St.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Raeford Worsham scored 17 points on 8-for-13 shooting and pulled down seven rebounds to propel Jackson State to a 73-49 win over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday night. Brent Javeres sank four 3-pointers and finished with 12 points, while Janarius Middleton and Dontaveon Robinson had 10 points apiece for Jackson State (10-18, 8-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Worsham scores 15 as Jackson State wallops Grambling 72-33

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Raeford Worsham scored 15 points and corralled 11 rebounds, leading three players in double-figure scoring as Jackson State clobbered Grambling 72-33 on Saturday night. Jackson State (9-18, 7-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference) never trailed and owned every scoring category to keep Grambling (2-22, 0-14) winless in conference. Jackson State outscored Grambling...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jackson State 2015 Football Schedule

The 2014 season was a trying one for Jackson State. JSU found itself on the outside-looking-in when the SWAC Championship Game rolled around last December, something that is almost considered a birth-right in Jackson.Homecoming: Prairie View  (Oct. 24) Sat, Sep 05 Middle Tennessee StateMurfreesboro, TN  6:00 p.m. Southern Heritage Classic  Sat, Sep 12 Tennessee StateMemphis...
Via HBCU Gameday
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jackson State pulls away from Grambling 74-63

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) Dominique Street scored 19 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead Jackson State to a 74-63 win over Grambling State on Saturday. Derrell Taylor contributed 13 points, Janarius Middleton added 12 and Yettra Specks had 10 for Jackson State (5-15, 3-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference). The Tigers shot 40 percent from the floor on 58 attempts and controlled the...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Banks, Southern beat Jackson State, 60-52

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Trelun Banks scored 16 points, and Adrian Rodgers added 15 and eight rebounds to lead Southern past Jackson State 60-52 in a Southwest Conference game on Monday night. Jackson State's Pierre Crawford tied the game at 34 on a layup with 11 minutes remaining, but Rodgers scored five-straight during a 10-2 run that gave Southern (6-12, 3-1 Southwestern Athletic...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Jackson State edges Alabama A&M 70-67

NORMAL, Ala. (AP) Raeford Worsham scored 19 points and Javeres Brent sank the go-ahead 3-pointer to lift Jackson State to a 70-67 win over Alabama A&M in the Southwestern Athletic Conference opener for both teams Saturday night. Dre'Sean Looney added 16 points on 6-for-8 shooting and Treshawn Bolden had 12 with eight rebounds for the Tigers (3-11, 1-0), who halted a two-game...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

North Carolina Central beats Jackson State 67-64 in OT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Nimrod Hilliard scored North Carolina Central's final five points in overtime to send the Eagles to a 67-64 victory over Jackson State on Monday night. NCCU's Dante Holmes hit a 3-pointer with 32 seconds left in regulation that tied the game at 56-56. Hilliard led the Eagles with a season-high 25 points. Jeremiah Ingram added a season-high 19 points and Jordan...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson State coasts to 66-46 win over Southern Miss

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Kaven Bernard scored 21 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, to help Jackson State snap a seven-game losing streak with a 66-46 win over Southern Miss on Thursday night. Raeford Worsham contributed 18 points and Janarius Middleton had eight points for Jackson State (2-9), which shot 45.8 percent from the floor and was 16 of 24 from the free throw line. Bernard...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson State 2015 Football Schedule

Jackson State finished 5-7 in 2014. (JSU Photo)After a tough 2014 season, Jackson State and its fans are surely ready to look forward to the future. JSU has given its fans plenty of time to get prepared for the 2015 season by releasing its schedule on Thursday.Check out the full schedule below.Sat, Sep 05 Middle Tennessee StateMurfreesboro, TN  6:00 p.m. Southern Heritage Classic  Sat...
Via HBCU Gameday
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

UAB uses late surge to beat Jackson State 58-50

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Tyler Madison made the go-ahead layup and hit another with 23 seconds left, as Alabama-Birmingham scored the final 11 points of the game to beat Jackson State 58-50 on Sunday. UAB (2-2) had a nine-point lead in the first half, but Jackson State climbed back in the second to lead 48-45 after Yettra Specks' layup. Kaven Bernard answered Robert Brown's layup with...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson State edges Alcorn State 34-31

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) Ivy La Montiez threw three touchdowns, including the 45-yard game-winner to DeSean McKenzie, to lift Jackson State to a 34-31 comeback win over Alcorn State on Saturday. Trailing 31-28 late in the fourth quarter, Jackson State (5-7, 3-6 Southwest Athletic Conference) took over at its own 49 after a 27-yard punt return by Jairus Moll. La Montiez found McKenzie...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson State scores late to beat Texas Southern

HOUSTON (AP) LeMontiez Ivy threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Jairus Mull with 6 minutes left, lifting Jackson State to a 15-10 win over Texas Southern on Saturday night. Jackson State (4-7, 2-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which ended a five-game losing streak, was limited to three Ryan Deising field goals before Ivy threw a touchdown pass for the eighth-straight game. The...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama A&M defeats Jackson State 25-14

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Chris Leachman threw for 270 yards with three touchdowns and Alabama A&M defeated Jackson State 25-14 Saturday night. Leachman threw touchdowns of 60 yards to Jonathan Dorsey and 25 yards to Montaurius Smith for a 16-7 halftime lead. A holding penalty by Jackson State that resulted in a safety and Leachman's 44-yard touchdown connection with Dorsey put Alabama...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Uni Watch: Southern, Jackson State Switch Up Helmets, Unis In Boom Box Classic

Looking back on Saturday's Boom Box Classic between Southern and Jackson State, there was quite a bit going on. Not only did Southern crush JSU 42-28, and not only did its band throw some epic shade at the home team, but both teams showed off helmet and jersey modifications.(SWAC.com photo)Southern ditched it's normal interlocked "SU" logo in favor of a white jaguar with blue edging...
Via HBCU Gameday
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

JSU Fans Petitioning To Fire Coach, AD

Hours after losing its homecoming game to its old coach, at least one Jackson State supporter wants the new one gone too. A petition to fire head coach Harold Jackson and athletic director Vivian Fuller has surfaced on Change.org."Vivian Fuller fired Head Coach Rick Comegy. A coach that lead Jackson State to 4 SWAC Championship appearances. Fuller then hired a new head coach (Harold...
Via HBCU Gameday
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi Valley St sneaks by Jackson St, 27-23

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Joshua Rice caught five passes for 91 yards, including a game-winning 36-yard touchdown from Quantavius Peterson with 1:46 remaining, and Mississippi Valley State rallied from 17-6 in the third quarter to beat Jackson State 27-23 on Saturday. Peterson, who entered the game in relief of starter Patrick Ivy, finished 8 of 12 for 73 yards passing while adding 56...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Prairie View beats Jackson State 48-30

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Jerry Lovelocke threw a go-ahead 23-yard touchdown pass, sparking a 21-point fourth quarter to lift Prairie View over Jackson State 48-30 on Saturday night. LaMontiez Ivy was sacked and fumbled on Jackson State's ensuing series. Prairie View (1-4, 1-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference) capitalized when Johnta Hebert ran for a 15-yard touchdown to give the Panthers...
Via AP on Fox
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Official Botches Jackson State/UAPB Coin Toss

Officiating is a tough gig. We get that. But some things, you just have to get right. In football, one of those is the cointoss. Sounds easy enough, but that wasn't the case Saturday when officials asked Jackson State's captains if it wanted "heads or tails." Just watch. Post by Jackson State Tigers. No words. Jackson State would win the game 33-30 in overtime.
Via HBCU Gameday
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson St. edges Arkansas-Pine Bluff 33-30 in OT

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) LaMontiez Ivy threw a 61-yard touchdown pass and ran in the winning 15-yarder in overtime to lift Jackson State to a 33-30 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday night. Ivy was sacked twice but completed 16 of 20 passes for 172 yards, including the 61-yard TD throw to Dan Williams in the first quarter, and added 85 yards rushing on nine carries for Jackson...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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