Texas Southern vs Mississippi Valley State

MVSU 56, Texas Southern 53

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ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) - Paul Crosby knocked down a 3-pointer with 6 seconds left to keep Mississippi Valley State unbeaten in Southwestern Athletic Conference play with a 56-53 win over Texas Southern Monday night.

This was the second straight contest in which Crosby hit a game-winning 3-pointer with 6 seconds left, also lifting MVSU over Prairie View A&M on Saturday.

Tonight's shot snapped a scoreless streak of 3:20 for the Delta Devils (16-11, 15-0), who saw their five-point lead evaporate in the waning minutes. Omar Strong was fouled on a 3-point attempt for the Tigers (10-16, 9-5), and sank all three foul shots to knot it at 53 with 1:20 left.

MVSU got the ball with 26 seconds left and called a timeout to set up the last shot.

Crosby, who pulled down the defensive rebound to set the stage for the final attempt, finished what he started by draining the game-winner - again.

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Texas Southern Tigers
D. Scott, F323-74-450112
A. Clayborn, F151-40-06022
T. Price, F30-10-01000
O. Strong, G374-153-333315
M. Gibbs, G285-101-353112
D. King250-20-29140
F. Sturdivant213-100-21016
D. Joyner170-21-29111
D. Ellington111-40-02003
L. Johnson-Danner40-10-00000
P. Onwenu41-20-01012
J. Peters30-00-00000
Totals 18-589-164581453
 31%56.3% 
Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils
A. Studivant, F302-30-07034
P. Crosby, F284-141-2101411
T. Joyner, G406-110-443217
C. Cox, G331-62-46124
B. Arrington, G100-10-01020
K. Burwell323-93-456110
W. Pugh181-74-45136
L. Pajkovic81-51-12004
B. Ralling10-00-00000
Totals 18-5611-1942121756
 32.1%57.9% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.16-218-15185
Alcorn St.13-515-15253
Jackson St.12-620-16222
Southern U.11-722-13186
Alabama St.9-914-17265
Prairie View7-117-24334
Alabama A&M6-1210-18332
Ark.-PB6-128-25310
Miss. Val.6-128-27330
Grambling4-147-24350
 
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