Jackson St. tops Mississippi Valley St. 87-70
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Tristan Jarrett scored 27 points with nine rebounds, Venjie Wallis added 19 points with five steals and Jackson State beat Mississippi Valley State 87-70 on Saturday night.
Jayveous McKinnis scored 11 points with a career-high 20 rebounds and four blocks and Roland Griffin scored 13 points with eight rebounds for the Tigers (11-17, 8-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference) who outrebounded the Delta Devils 48-28 but made only 1 of 17 3-pointers (8%). Jonas James added 11 points.
The Tigers improve to 2-0 against the Delta Devils on the season. Jackson State defeated Mississippi Valley State 85-65 on Feb. 1. Jackson State plays Arkansas-Pine Bluff at home on Monday. Mississippi Valley State matches up against Grambling State on the road on Monday.