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NCAA Game Summary - Jackson State at Mississippi State



(Tuesday, March 16th)

Final Score: Mississippi State 81, Jackson State 67

Starkville, MS (Sports Network) - Jarvis Varnado's double-double of 21 points and 11 rebounds led the way for Mississippi State, as the Bulldogs defeated the Jackson State Tigers, 81-67, in first round action of the NIT at Humphrey Coliseum.

Dee Bost added 18 points and six assists for Mississippi State (24-11), while Kodi Augustus tallied 13 points.

Garrison Johnson poured in 32 points for Jackson State (19-13), while Tyrone Hanson contributed 11 points.

The Bulldogs held Jackson State to just 36.0 percent shooting in the first half and went into the break with a 32-23 advantage.

In the second stanza Mississippi State shot 44.4 percent from the floor and went on to win by a 14-point margin.

The Bulldogs connected on 29-of-38 attempts from the foul line in the contest, while Jackson State made just 13-of-16 shots from the charity stripe.

Mississippi State will now take on North Carolina in second round action of the NIT.

03/17 01:10:30 ET

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MIA 4
TEX 5
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PHI 4
SEA 3
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MIL 5
TOR 9
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OAK 5
NYM 8
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WAS 3
ARI 2
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PIT 3
ATL 2
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NYY 2
HOU 5
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DET 6
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BOS 3
ANA 8
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STL 7
CIN 3
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CHC 3
SFG 8
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CWS 3
BAL 4
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CLE 5
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COL 5
KAN 2
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NOR 2
 
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