Carter helps No. 15 Mississippi St. women beat Virginia

Rickea Jackson scored 17 points, Jessika Carter had a double-double, and No. 15 Mississippi State beat Virginia 72-59 in the championship game of the Duel in the Desert.

Posted: Dec 21, 2019 10:13 PM
Updated: Dec 23, 2019 9:24 AM

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (AP) -- Rickea Jackson scored 17 points, Jessika Carter had a double-double, and No. 15 Mississippi State beat Virginia 72-59 in the championship game of the Duel in the Desert.

Carter finished with 13 points, 15 rebounds and two blocks. Jordan Danberry and JaMya Mingo-Young added 10 points apiece for Mississippi State. Jackson and Carter were selected to the all-tournament team with Jackson named MVP.

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