(3-7, 3-5 SWAC)
(4-6, 4-4 SWAC)
2:00 PM ET, November 10, 2012
Rice-Totten Stadium, Itta Bena, MS
Passing: G. Jones (MVSU) - 221 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: G. Jones (MVSU) - 18 CAR, 82 YDS, 2 TD
Receiving: J. Stafford (MVSU) - 14 REC, 180 YDS, 1 TD
ITTA BENA, Miss. -- Garrick Jones rushed for two late touchdowns to rally Mississippi Valley State past Prairie View A&M 22-20 Saturday.
The Delta Devils (4-6, 4-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) trailed 20-10 entering the fourth quarter before Jones took over.
His 1-yard touchdown run with 7:06 remaining cut the Panthers' lead to 20-16.
After MVSU forced Prairie View A&M to punt with under two minutes left, Jones finished a 10-play, 80-yard drive with a 10-yard run with 14 seconds remaining for the winning score
Prairie View A&M (3-7, 3-5) scored first when Rickey Simpson returned Jones' fumble 60 yards for a touchdown.
After the teams exchanged field goals, Jones threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Julian Stafford for a 10-10 tie.
Jones, who carried 18 times for 82 yards, completed 18 of 28 passes for 221 yards with an interception.
Spencer Nelson's 7-yard touchdown run put Prairie View A&M ahead at halftime 17-10.