Las Vegas Invitational - Jacksonville State Defeats North Carolina A&T 54-50 - Recap

Jacksonville State got 17 points from Tarvin Gaines en route to a 54-50 victory over North Carolina A&T on Saturday at Thomas & Mack Center.

Jacksonville State won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 9-point spread.

Jacksonville State got 14 points from Darion Rackley and another 9 points from Ronnie Boggs. Nick Cook contributed 3 assists, while Ronnie Boggs cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

North Carolina A&T got 11 points from Jean Louisme in a losing cause and another 11 points from Adrian Powell. Lamont Middleton contributed 3 assists for them, while DaMetrius Upchurch had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Jacksonville State were victorious, as the score was 17-16 at the break.

North Carolina A&T won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-27.