Scores

Final

Jackson State 67

(13-14, 12-3 SWAC)

Miss Valley St 73

(6-23, 6-10 SWAC)

    8:30 PM ET, February 28, 2009

    Robert W. Harrison Complex, Itta Bena, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    JKST 31 3667
    MVSU 28 4573

    Top Performers

    Jackson St: J. Caldwell 25 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Miss Valley St: E. Petty 18 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    MVSU 73, Jackson St. 67

    Associated Press

    ITTA BENA, Miss. -- Eric Petty scored 18 points and Mississippi Valley State rallied from a 16-point second-half deficit to defeat Jackson State 73-67 on Saturday night.

    The Delta Devils (6-23, 6-10 Southwestern Athletic Conference) ended Jackson State's eight-game winning streak.

    The Tigers (13-14, 12-3) led 58-42 before Petty, who also had eight rebounds, hit a layup with 10:18 remaining in the game to begin the comeback.

    Dwayne Harmason's two free throws tied the score at 66-66 with 3:13 left and Julius Cheeks hit another free throw for a 67-66 advantage with 2:41 remaining.

    The Delta Devils were 13 of 26 from the field (50 percent) in the second half.

    Shannon Behling scored 15 points, Cheeks had 13 and Harmason finished with 12 points.

    Jeremy Caldwell scored 25 points, Darrion Griffin had 19 and Garrison Johnson added 12 points for Jackson State.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JKST
    MVSU
    Points 67 73
    FG Made-Attempted 22-46 (.478) 21-53 (.396)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 5-13 (.385)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-26 (.692) 26-33 (.788)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 6

    2008-09 Season

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