Mississippi Valley State vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Ark.-Pine Bluff 79, MVSU 64

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PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) - Terrell Kennedy scored 25 points, and Arkansas-Pine Bluff opened with a 17-0 run en route to a 79-64 victory Wednesday night over winless Mississippi Valley State in both teams' Southwestern Athletic Conference opener.

Kennedy was 9 of 14 from the field. Lazabian Jackson added 16 points, including four 3-pointers, for the Golden Lions (2-11), who snapped a nine-game losing streak in their first home game of the season. Pine Bluff dominated the boards, outrebounding MVSU 39-20, and made 20 of its 22 free-throw attempts.

Davon Usher led the Delta Devils (0-11) with 19 points and Matt Smith had 17.

After Pine Bluff's big opening run, MVSU narrowed the gap to 35-29 at halftime and pulled within three points with less than 11 minutes to play. But the Golden Lions responded with a 17-4 run to put the game away.

MVSU will play its home opener Sunday against Alabama A&M.

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Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils
B. Ralling, F231-41-25054
J. Francis, C110-10-03010
D. Usher, G346-105-722219
D. Tomlin, G120-21-20101
E. Thomas, G20-00-00000
M. Smith337-113-831317
D. Marshall321-42-21834
M. Johnson262-62-22148
C. Henry181-11-21133
C. Dobbs72-40-00036
C. Samples20-12-21002
Totals 20-4417-2720142464
 45.5%63% 
Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions
T. Kennedy, F329-146-643425
D. Haynes, F273-50-04356
M. Anderson, F152-40-44124
T. Hammond, G311-56-73519
L. Jackson, G306-120-372316
W. Boyd170-13-47013
M. Mosley171-48-812210
C. Savage140-10-01000
D. Broughton60-10-02050
J. Floyd52-30-02004
T. Whiting41-10-00012
K. Jones20-00-00010
J. Young10-00-00000
Totals 25-5123-3239162579
 49%71.9% 
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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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