Scores

Final

Miss Valley St 57

(2-16, 2-6 SWAC)

Jackson State 60

(3-14, 2-6 SWAC)

8:30 PM ET, January 26, 2013

Williams Center, Jackson, Mississippi

1 2 T
MVSU 22 3557
JKST 27 3360

Top Performers

Mississippi Valley State: D. Usher 26 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Jackson State: D. Taylor 10 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

Jackson St. 60, MVSU 57

Associated Press

JACKSON, Miss. -- Christian Williams scored 15 points for Jackson State as the Tigers held on for a 60-57 victory over Mississippi Valley State Saturday night.

Jackson State (3-14, 2-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference) led 58-52 with 29 seconds left, but Cameron Dobbs drained a 3, then Davon Usher hit two free throws for the Delta Devils (2-16, 3-6) to cut the deficit to 58-57 with 21 seconds remaining.

Matt Smith fouled Williams 14 seconds later, and Williams hit both foul shots for a 60-57 edge. Mississippi Valley State did not take a shot on the ensuing possession.

Usher paced the Delta Devils with 26 points on 8-of-20 shooting, plus 8 of 11 at the foul line. Smith added 15 points and 10 rebounds.

Mississippi Valley State made 34.4 percent (21 of 61) from the field, including 1 of 9 from 3-point range in the first half while falling in a 27-22 halftime hole.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MVSU
JKST
Points 57 60
FG Made-Attempted 21-61 (.344) 23-54 (.426)
3P Made-Attempted 3-13 (.231) 4-15 (.267)
FT Made-Attempted 12-19 (.632) 10-12 (.833)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 14

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
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