Mississippi Valley State vs Southern

MVSU 58, Southern U. 53


BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Paul Crosby scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and Terrence Joyner had a big second half to lead Mississippi Valley State over Southern University 58-53 Monday night, for its 13th straight win.

The Delta Devils (14-11, 13-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) outscored Southern 35-30 in the second half behind 13 of Joyner's 14 points.

The Jaguars (13-13, 9-4) outscored MVSU 9-3 to open the second half. The Delta Devils answered with a 12-2 run, led by Joyner's seven points. Paul Crosby's jumper put MVSU up for good, 38-34, with 11:06 to play.

The Jaguars made it a two-point game on their next possession, but the Delta Devils pulled away, scoring seven straight.

MVSU shot just 58.6 percent from the free-throw line (17 of 29), but went 10 of 13 in the second half.

Cameron Monroe led Southern with 15 points.

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Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils
A. Studivant, F201-40-04132
P. Crosby, C388-194-6150323
K. Burwell, G360-52-33122
B. Arrington, G321-84-84016
T. Joyner, G283-107-1042314
C. Cox224-80-290411
W. Pugh130-00-04120
L. Pajkovic110-00-02100
Totals 17-5417-295161858
Southern Jaguars
Q. Doggett, F302-65-69139
F. Coleman, G383-41-34117
J. Grace, G353-110-15226
D. Beltran, G262-113-51138
C. Monroe, G224-87-751415
M. Celestin261-91-24134
R. Hill80-40-02000
M. Bol72-30-00004
T. Marshall50-10-01020
N. Webb30-00-00020
Totals 17-5717-243672053
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Prairie View7-117-24334
Alabama A&M6-1210-18332
Miss. Val.6-128-27330
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