Jackson State vs Mississippi Valley State

MVSU 60, Jackson St. 54


ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) - 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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Jackson State Tigers
D. Jones, F132-50-02134
C. Williams, G405-130-042313
K. Howard, G388-183-471221
J. Lewis, G340-30-12140
D. Taylor, G313-54-670210
W. Readus233-100-04416
S. Coleman120-10-02040
K. Stewart100-10-00000
Totals 21-567-113391954
Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils
F. Jones, F241-60-05103
A. Studivant, F132-42-44006
P. Crosby, C384-64-6123512
K. Burwell, G351-52-25434
T. Joyner, G272-122-55138
C. Cox286-112-290115
W. Pugh201-42-21024
B. Arrington122-44-51018
L. Pajkovic30-10-00010
Totals 19-5318-264491660
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