Scores

Final

E Washington 67

(4-9, 0-1 Big Sky)

Jackson State 72

(1-10, 0-2 home)

    3:00 PM ET, December 23, 2009

    Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada

    1 2 T
    EWU 26 4167
    JKST 28 4472

    Top Performers

    Eastern Washington: G. Dean 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Jackson State: T. Hanson 19 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Jackson St. 72, E. Washington 67

    Associated Press

    LAS VEGAS -- Tyrone Hanson had 19 points and six rebounds to lead Jackson State to its first win of the season, a 72-67 victory over Eastern Washington on Wednesday in the final round of the Las Vegas Classic.

    Garrison Johnson and Rod Melvin scored 14 points apiece for the Tigers (1-10). De'Suan Dixon added nine points and nine rebounds.

    Glen Dean and Benny Valentine led Eastern Washington (4-9) with 17 points each. Abebe Demissie added 11.

    Neither team built more than a four-point first-half lead. The Tigers were up 28-26 at intermission.

    The Eagles took two one-point leads in the second half, but Jackson State grabbed the lead for good 52-50 on a basket by Dixon. The Tigers built two late 12-point leads.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EWU
    JKST
    Points 67 72
    FG Made-Attempted 21-55 (.382) 20-45 (.444)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-20 (.400) 2-9 (.222)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-24 (.708) 30-38 (.789)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 29 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 10

    2009-10 Season

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