Scores

Final

Jacksonville St 60

(12-6, 4-3 OVC)

Tenn St 66

(12-7, 6-0 OVC)

    8:00 PM ET, January 17, 2013

    Gentry Center, Nashville, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    JVST 22 3860
    TNST 33 3366

    Top Performers

    Jacksonville State: R. Boggs 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Tennessee State: P. Miller 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Tennessee St. 66, Jacksonville St. 60

    Associated Press

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Kellen Thornton and Patrick Miller each scored 17 points to help Tennessee State hold off Jacksonville State 66-60 in an Ohio Valley Conference game Thursday night.

    Jordan Cyphers added 10 points for Tennessee State (12-7, 6-0), which has won eight straight at home.

    M.J. Rhett finished with nine points and 10 boards for the Tigers, who outrebounded Jacksonville State 30-22.

    Trailing at halftime 33-22, Jacksonville State shot 65.2 percent (15 for 23) in the second half and got within one possession in the final minute. Deshawn Dockery's 3-pointer with 13 seconds left, and 1 of 2 free throws by Miller, sealed the victory for the Tigers.

    Tennessee State shot 50 percent (22 of 44) for the game and 57.1 percent (8 of 14) from downtown.

    Ronnie Boggs scored 17 points for the Gamecocks (12-6, 4-3), who have yet to beat Tennessee State since joining the OVC in 2003-2004.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JVST
    TNST
    Points 60 66
    FG Made-Attempted 23-45 (.511) 22-44 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-12 (.333) 8-14 (.571)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-20 (.500) 14-17 (.824)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 11

    2012-13 Season

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