JACKSON, Miss. -- Jordan Berry hit a 3-pointer with under four minutes to play and Jackson State made it stand up for a 60-59 win over Mississippi Valley State in a Southwestern Athletic Conference battle Saturday night.
Jackson State entered the game tied with Alabama State for the No. 6 seed into the conference tournament, but the Hornets lost, 80-74 to Prairie View, leaving the Tigers alone in sixth place with two games left to play.
Berry's 3 gave Jackson State a 60-55 lead with 3:53 left to play, Jordan Evans hit a jumper and Gemaal Davis scored at the basket to get the Delta Devils within one with 2:16 left, but neither team scored again.
Evans finished with 20 points and Dante Scott added another 18 for Mississippi Valley State (3-26, 3-13).
Yeboah's double-double helps Stony Brook beat Norfolk St.
Akwasi Yeboah had 18 points and 11 rebounds and Jaron Cornish scored 15 points to help Stony Brook beat Norfolk State 72-65 on Saturday night in a consolation game of the Air Force Reserve Tip-Off Tournament's Springfield bracket.
Portland State routs Division III Willamette 125-61
Jamie Orme had 19 points and 13 rebounds and Portland State routed Division III Willamette 125-61 on Saturday night.
McCloud hits 5 3s, scores 23; Green Bay beats Morehead St.
JayQuan McCloud had a career-high 23 points and Shanquan Hemphill scored 17 to help Green Bay beat Morehead State 87-70 on Saturday night in a sub-regional game of the 2K Empire Classic.