NEW ORLEANS -- Teshaun Hightower scored 21 points, hitting 10 of his 11 free throws, and Christion Thompson contributed 19 points and eight rebounds to help Tulane hold off Jackson State 88-79 on Tuesday night.
Tulane shot 56% from the floor and sank 22 of its 30 free throws. Jackson State shot 46% from the field and made 13 of 17 free throws.
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