Scores

Final

Jackson State 82

(15-12, 11-4 SWAC)

Miss Valley St 63

(11-18, 10-6 SWAC)

    5:30 PM ET, February 26, 2011

    Harrison Complex, Itta Bena, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    JKST 39 4382
    MVSU 31 3263

    Top Performers

    Jackson State: G. Maxey 24 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Mississippi Valley State: P. Crosby 17 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Blk

    Jackson St. 82, MVSU 63

    Associated Press

    ITTA BENA, Miss. -- Grant Maxey scored 24 points to lead Jackson State to an 82-63 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday.

    The Tigers (15-12, 11-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) remained in second in the SWAC standings, 1 1/2 games ahead of MVSU (11-18, 10-6), which has lost three consecutive games.

    Jackson State used an 8-0 run, which was capped by Maxey's two free throws, to extend its lead to 69-54 with 4:53 left.

    After MVSU's Terrence Joyner hit a jumper, the Tigers scored the next six points for a 75-56 lead with 2:44 to play.

    Jenirro Bush came off the bench to score 18 points and Tyrone Hanson added 14 for Jackson State, which shot 53.6 percent from the field in the second half (15 of 28) and 30 of 60 for the game.

    The Tigers also had nine turnovers and nine steals.

    Joyner had 22 points and Paul Crosby added 17 points and nine rebounds for MVSU.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JKST
    MVSU
    Points 82 63
    FG Made-Attempted 30-60 (.500) 18-40 (.450)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-13 (.462) 3-12 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-21 (.762) 24-30 (.800)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 19 0

    2010-11 Season

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