Scores

Final

Miss Valley St 51

(8-21, 7-9 SWAC)

Jackson State 63

(16-11, 14-1 SWAC)

    6:30 PM ET, February 27, 2010

    Williams Center, Jackson, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    MVSU 23 2851
    JKST 30 3363

    Top Performers

    Mississippi Valley State: J. Cheeks 10 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Jackson State: G. Johnson 25 Pts, 11 Reb, 3 Ast

    Jackson St. 63, MVSU 51

    Associated Press

    JACKSON, Miss. -- Garrison Johnson had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and Jackson State beat Mississippi Valley State 63-52 on Saturday night.

    The Tigers (16-11, 14-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), can clinch the No. 1 seed for the conference tournament with a win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on March 1.

    De'Suan Dixon added 15 points and Rod Melvin had 12 for the Tigers, who won their 10th game in a row and 16th in the past 17.

    Jackson State led 30-23 at halftime and built a 14-point lead before the Delta Devils (8-21, 7-9) rallied. Trailing 44-33 with 12:13 to play, MVSU went on an 11-2 run to cut the lead to 46-44 after a 3-pointer by Ricky Lamb with 8:22 to play.

    The Tigers answered with an 11-0 run to put the game out of reach.

    Amos Studivant and Julius Cheeks each scored 10 points for the Delta Devils, who lost their third straight game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MVSU
    JKST
    Points 51 63
    FG Made-Attempted 20-49 (.408) 20-55 (.364)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-17 (.176) 6-20 (.300)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-16 (.500) 17-25 (.680)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 13

    2009-10 Season

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