Scores

Final

Jackson State 77

(9-11, 7-1 SWAC)

Miss Valley St 59

(4-17, 3-5 SWAC)

    5:30 PM ET, January 30, 2010

    Robert W. Harrison Complex, Itta Bena, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    JKST 37 4077
    MVSU 28 3159

    Top Performers

    Jackson St: G. Johnson 30 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast

    Miss Valley St: J. Cheeks 21 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast

    Jackson St. 77, MVSU 59

    Associated Press

    ITTA BENA, Miss. -- Garrison Johnson scored a career-high 30 points and Jackson State routed Mississippi Valley State 77-59 on Saturday for its fourth win in a row.

    De'Suan Dixon added 22 points and Tyrone Hanson had 12 for the Tigers (9-11, 7-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference).

    Cason Burk added 11 rebounds for the Tigers, who outrebounded the Delta Devils 42-39.

    Jackson State led by nine at halftime, 37-28, and wasted little time putting the game out of reach. The Tigers opened the second half with a 23-6 run to claim their biggest lead of the game at 60-35 after a free throw by Christian Williams with 11:41 to play.

    The Tigers shot 50 percent from the field (27-for-54) while MVSU made only 31.7 percent (20-for-63).

    Julius Cheeks scored 21 points, D'Angelo Jackson added 11 and Shannon Behling had 10 for the Delta Devils (4-17, 3-5), who have lost three games in a row.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JKST
    MVSU
    Points 77 59
    FG Made-Attempted 27-54 (.500) 20-63 (.317)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-24 (.417) 7-25 (.280)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-21 (.619) 12-21 (.571)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 23 1

    2009-10 Season

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