Jackson State holds off Mississippi Valley State, 60-59
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jordan Berry hit a 3-pointer with under four minutes to play and Jackson State made it stand up for a 60-59 win over Mississippi Valley State in a Southwestern Athletic Conference battle Saturday night.
Jackson State entered the game tied with Alabama State for the No. 6 seed into the conference tournament, but the Hornets lost, 80-74 to Prairie View, leaving the Tigers alone in sixth place with two games left to play.
Mississippi Valley State beats Prairie View A&M 76-71
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Dante Scott had a double-double and Jordan Evans scored all of his 14 points in the second half as Mississippi Valley State rallied to beat Prairie View A&M 76-71 on Monday night.
Scott finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Gemaal Davis scored 13 points — all in the second half — and Kylan Phillips added 10 for MVSU (3-25, 3-12 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
Mississippi Valley State beats Alabama A&M 77-67
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Jordan Evans had 23 points on Monday night and Mississippi Valley State overcame a 13-point, first-half deficit to beat Alabama A&M 77-67.
The Delta Devils (2-22, 2-9 Southwestern Athletic Conference) took control in the middle of the second half with a 16-3 run to lead 58-50. The Bulldogs (2-22, 2-9) cut the deficit to 59-55 but got no closer than five down the stretch.