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Jackson State routs Millsaps 84-46 in season opener

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Jeremiah Jefferson scored 23 points and made five 3-pointers to help Jackson State beat Division III Millsaps 84-46 on Friday in a season opener.

Jefferson was 8-of-12 shooting from the floor. Maurice Rivers, a preseason all-Southwestern Athletic Conference selection, added 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting for the Tigers. Darius Austin chipped in 10 points.

Paris Collins, another all-conference preseason pick, played just 19 minutes and finished with eight points for Jackson State.

The Tigers play their next six games on the road before returning home to face Fisk University on December 11.

James Turner scored 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting with three 3-pointers to lead Millsaps. The Majors shot just 33 percent from the floor and committed 31 turnovers. Sophomore Buck Blanz, who averaged 11 points and four rebounds last season for the Majors, finished with three points without a rebound.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Millsaps 172946
home team logo Jackson State 1-0 483684
Team Stats
away team logo Millsaps PPG RPG APG
home team logo Jackson State 1-0 61.7 PPG 38.3 RPG 11.2 APG
Key Players
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. PPG RPG APG FG%
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V. Wallis 12.5 PPG 4.3 RPG 2.1 APG 42.1 FG%
Top Scorers
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PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB