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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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CAR 3
CLB 4
1st
CAR 0
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NYY 5
TOR 2
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MIA 1
WAS 2
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BAL 2
BOS 3
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PIT 1
MIL 0
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ATL 2
NYM 10
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TAM 5
CWS 10
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MIN 2
CLE 7
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KAN 5
DET 2
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HOU 8
SEA 3
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CHC 5
LOS 8
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ANA 1
TEX 2
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OAK 8
PHI 6
 
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COL 8
ARI 3
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SDP 8
SFG 2
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STL 0
CIN 0
 
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CAR 3
CLB 4
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WAS 1
BUF 0
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CLB 3
STL 2
 
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CAL
 
1st
CAL 0
EDM 0
 
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CLE 21
BAL 23
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STL 31
DAL 34
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DET 19
GBP 7
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NYG 30
HOU 17
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JAC 17
IND 44
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NOS 20
MIN 9
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NEP 16
OAK 9
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BUF 10
SDC 22
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CIN 33
TEN 7
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PHI 37
WAS 34
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ARI 23
SFX 14
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SEA 26
DEN 20
 
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MIA 15
KAN 34
1st
CAR 0
PIT 0