Scores

Final

Jacksonville St 58

(3-10, 1-3 OVC)

    6:00 PM ET, December 30, 2006

    Resch Center, Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin

    1 2 T
    MT 45 3176
    JVST 28 3058

    Top Performers

    Michigan Tech: T. Strom 16 Pts, 10 Reb, 3 Ast

    Jacksonville State: C. Bradley 21 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Stl

    Michigan Tech 76, Jacksonville State 58

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Tim Strom finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds and Radayl Richardson added 14 points and six rebounds as Michigan Tech defeated Jacksonville State 76-58 in the final day of the Oneida Casino Holiday Classic on Saturday night.

    Courtney Bradley finished with game-highs of 21 points and 13 rebounds for the Gamecocks but it wasnt enough to overcome a 17-point halftime deficit.

    The Huskies, a Division II team, hit eight of 12 3-pointers in the first half to help build their big lead. Michigan Tech (8-6) survived a 6:50 scoreless drought in the second half as Jacksonville State (3-10) failed to cut the lead to less than 14 points in the second half.

    Michigan Tech held a slim 16-14 lead midway through the first half, but reserve guard Kevin Maloney hit four straight shots, including three 3-pointers, to score all 11 of his points in a 2:22 stretch that pushed the Huskies lead to 27-18. The Huskies then ended the first half on a 15-3 run to build a comfortable cushion.

    Dorien Brown had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Gamecocks and Will Ginn added 13 points.

    The win was Michigan Techs first against a Division I school since 1989 when it defeated Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

    Both teams came into the three-day, four-team round-robin tournament 0-2, but the Huskies salvaged their final game. Jacksonville State lost its fourth straight game and has dropped six of its last seven.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MT
    JVST
    Points 76 58
    FG Made-Attempted 22-50 (.440) 19-53 (.358)
    3P Made-Attempted 11-18 (.611) 4-15 (.267)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-25 (.840) 16-28 (.571)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 20 0

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