MBB: Jimmies Knock off #20 Vikings in Tip Off Championship
Jan 20th, 2013 @ 11:46 pm | Author: Jamestown College Sports Info
Mark Hoge had a double-double with 26 points and 11 rebounds, and the Jimmies improved to 7-2 at home with the three point win.
Davon Thomas added 18 points (4 three's) and 5 rebounds as the Jimmies won the Championship of the Dakota Tip Off Classic at the Civic Center.
Taylor Newton dished out 7 assists and grabbed 5 rebounds as the Jimmies earned another come from behind victory.
Valley City led 37-30 going into the halftime locker room. Sekani Milligen pumped in 14 points to propel the Vikings into the lead.
However, the Jimmies shut down Milligen to only 4 second half points to improve to 10-12 on the season.
Valley City State falls to 15-5 on the year despite 16 points and 4 rebounds from Gus Kueber.
Valley City shot 45.3% in the loss to only 37.3% for the home squad. However, Jamestown outrebounded VCSU 40-31 and only had 10 turnovers in the win.