Valley City State rallied from a 16-point halftime deficit, but couldn't complete the comeback as they fell 71-69 Wednesday night to rival University of Jamestown.
It was the first meeting between the two schools as members of the new North Star Athletic Association. The Jimmies struck first, building an early 23-7 lead they would never relinquish. Valley City cut the lead down to 2 points in the final minute, but Brequan Tucker made two free throws with 6.8 seconds left, putting the Jimmies up 71-67 and icing the game.
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