Jackson State recorded their fourth straight win, handing Mississippi Valley State University a 68-60 loss at Harrison HPER Complex on Saturday evening. The Tigers got off to a good start, going into halftime with a 30-28 lead. They then continued to outscore the Delta Devils 38-32 in the second half to come away with the victory.
Coltie Young led the way for Jackson State, putting up 15 points to go along with five boards. As a team, the Tigers shot 45% from the field, 27% from behind the arc, and 71% from the free throw line. The advanced stats told a similar story, as the team put up 0.98 points per possession on 55% true shooting.
Terry Collins scored 15 points while dishing out five assists to lead the way for Mississippi Valley State University. As a team, the Delta Devils shot 23-of-54 from the field and 3-of-14 from three. In total, their overall offensive efficiency wasn’t great, and was a major factor in the loss. They scored just 0.87 points per possession on 49% true shooting.
Jackson State showed once again that they are a dangerous team. Winning its last game of the season is all they could’ve asked for. They’ll head into the offseason on a good note. On the other side, Mississippi Valley State University fell to 5-27 with the loss. The team will have to wait until next year for redemption, as this was its final game of the season.
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