Published November 20, 2014
Paul Crosby scored 16 points and Falando Jones nailed a 3-pointer in the final minute to lift Mississippi Valley State over Alabama A&M 63-60 on Saturday night.
The Delta Devils (9-14, 8-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference) trailed 58-57 with 1:19 left to play before Jones knocked down the ultimate game-winning 3 with 54 seconds to go.
Crosby stole the ball with 33 seconds remaining and Jones made two free throws to seal the victory for MVSU.
Jason Holmes added 12 points and nine rebounds for the Delta Devils, who have won seven of their last eight.
Casey Cantey scored 13, Jeremy Crutcher added 11, and Desmond Jackson and DeMarquelle Tabb each scored 10 for the Bulldogs (9-10, 6-4), who finished 20 of 56 from the field (35.7 percent).
MVSU led by as many as 15, 51-36, with 12:30 left, but a 20-0 run put the Bulldogs in front, 56-51, with 3:22 remaining.