Scores

Final

Mississippi St 76

(9-3, 3-1 away)

Holy Cross 75

(5-6, 4-2 home)

    2:00 PM ET, December 21, 2005

    1 2 T
    MSST 40 3676
    HC 46 2975

    Top Performers

    Mississippi State: J. Gordon 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Blk

    Holy Cross: K. Hamilton 27 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl

    Mississippi St. 76, Holy Cross 75

    GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Jamall Edmondson made a 3-pointer with 4 seconds left to give Mississippi State a 76-75 victory over Holy Cross in the third-place game at the San Juan Shootout on Wednesday.

    Mississippi State trailed 74-71 but forced a turnover on an inbounds pass with 18 seconds left. Jamont Gordon made a basket to make it a one-point game.

    Alex Vander Baan made the first of two free throws to give Holy Cross a 75-73 lead with 11 seconds remaining.

    The Bulldogs (9-3) then worked the ball to Edmondson, who was open in the corner and hit the winning shot.

    Vander Baan had 21 points and nine rebounds to lead Holy Cross (5-6), which led 70-61 with 2:50 left.

    Reginald Delk led Mississippi State with 17 points. Edmondson finished with 12 points.

    Kevin Hamilton had 27 points and six assists for Holy Cross.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MSST
    HC
    Points 76 75
    FG Made-Attempted 30-51 (.588) 24-52 (.462)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-16 (.438) 5-18 (.278)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-14 (.643) 22-25 (.880)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 6

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