Ken Evans Jr. Joins Elite 1,000-Point Club as Jackson State triumphs over Texas Southern

Ken Evans Jr. scored 25 points to lead Jackson State to a 73-64 victory over Texas Southern, joining an elite list as the latest Tiger to score over 1,000 points at Jackson State. This win places Jackson State at 8-10, 4-1 SWAC.

Why It Matters

Evans’ achievement of scoring 1,000 points at Jackson State showcases his significant contribution to the team and marks a milestone in his career, reinforcing his impact on the Tigers’ performance.

By the Numbers

  • Evans scored 25 points, adding eight rebounds, four assists, and three steals
  • Jackson State forced 15 turnovers from Texas Southern, converting them into 15 points
  • The Tigers had a 39-33 edge on the boards
  • Jackson State shot 88 percent (22-25) from the free-throw line

State of Play

  • Jackson State is now 8-10, 4-1 SWAC
  • The team will travel to face Bethune-Cookman on January 27

What’s Next

The Tigers will head to Daytona Beach to face the Wildcats of Bethune-Cookman on Saturday, January 27, at 3 p.m. EST.

Bottom Line

Ken Evans Jr.’s milestone of scoring 1,000 points at Jackson State signifies his significant impact on the team and his exceptional performance in the victory over Texas Southern.


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