Scores

Final

Jackson State 54

(5-15, 3-5 SWAC)

Miss Valley St 60

(9-11, 8-0 SWAC)

    5:30 PM ET, January 28, 2012

    Harrison Complex, Itta Bena, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    JKST 23 3154
    MVSU 24 3660

    Top Performers

    Jackson State: K. Howard 21 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Mississippi Valley State: P. Crosby 12 Pts, 12 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    MVSU 60, Jackson St. 54

    Associated Press

    ITTA BENA, Miss. -- Cor-J Cox scored 15 points and Paul Crosby recorded a double-double as Mississippi Valley State beat Jackson State 60-54 on Saturday.

    Crosby scored 12 points and grabbed 12 boards while Cox added nine rebounds for MVSU. The Delta Devils controlled the boards 44-33.

    Jackson State (5-15, 3-5 Southwest Athletic Conference) outshot MVSU from the field 37.5 percent (21 of 56) to 35.8 percent (19 of 53) as neither team shot particularly well.

    The Delta Devils (9-11, 8-0) outscored Jackson State 36-31 in the second half, holding the Tigers without a field goal over the final 1:27 and using free throws to seal the win.

    MVSU outscored Jackson State in the paint 26-22 and 17-14 off turnovers. The Delta Devil's bench contributed 27 points while the Tigers' bench added just six.

    The win moves MVSU to 8-0 in the SWAC for the first time in school history.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JKST
    MVSU
    Points 54 60
    FG Made-Attempted 21-56 (.375) 19-53 (.358)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 4-21 (.190)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-11 (.636) 18-26 (.692)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 6

    2011-12 Season

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