Mississippi Valley State vs Jackson State

Jackson St. 60, MVSU 57

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - 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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Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils
D. Usher, F358-208-1161326
B. Ralling, F160-10-01110
J. Francis, C170-20-02010
M. Smith, G396-153-6101115
D. Marshall, G281-70-01422
C. Henry161-40-01032
E. Thomas152-41-20135
C. Dobbs122-50-02015
M. Johnson110-10-02000
C. Samples111-20-00012
Totals 21-6112-192781657
 34.4%63.2% 
Jackson State Tigers
S. Coleman, F221-40-03112
D. Taylor, G294-52-291210
J. Lewis, G251-20-02142
C. Williams, G255-102-211015
P. Williams, G192-60-05025
J. Stubbs225-83-412213
W. Readus162-40-06234
K. Howard151-62-21034
D. Nelson111-60-02112
K. Demouchet81-20-03002
K. Stewart80-11-21101
K. Smith00-00-00100
Totals 23-5410-1235111860
 42.6%83.3% 
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Alabama A&M8-109-20330
Miss. Val.5-136-26345
Alcorn St.4-146-26348
Grambling0-182-27351
 
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