Mississippi Valley State vs Texas Southern

Texas Southern 73, MVSU 57


HOUSTON (AP) - Fred Sturdivant had 21 points and 17 rebounds Monday night, and Texas Southern won its eighth game in a row, defeating MVSU 73-57.

Ray Penn scored 14 points and Aaron Clyborn added 10 for the Tigers (13-14, 12-2 SWAC).

Davon Usher led the Delta Devils (4-21, 4-11) with 25 points.

Texas Southern trailed 12-11 with just over 13 minutes to play in the first half, but took the lead for good on Penn's jumper that sparked a 12-0 run.

The Tigers outscored Mississippi Valley State 24-4 from the go-ahead basket to lead 35-18 at the break. MVSU made just five field goals in the half and shot 17 percent.

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Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils
B. Ralling, F212-52-23337
E. Thomas, F190-20-04010
M. Smith, G294-80-13058
D. Usher, G2910-204-573325
D. Marshall, G272-56-642111
C. Henry180-52-24042
D. Tomlin130-02-20022
C. Dobbs121-50-02012
J. Francis120-50-05110
M. Johnson100-20-00030
C. Samples100-20-00030
Totals 19-5916-183892757
Texas Southern Tigers
F. Sturdivant, F368-135-18170221
A. Clayborn, F244-62-310210
O. Strong, G401-96-64129
R. Penn, G375-103-437314
L. Johnson-Danner, G272-61-24256
M. Gibbs324-51-24439
K. Sutton31-20-00012
B. Rosenberg10-02-21002
Totals 25-5120-3739141873
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
Miss. Val.6-128-27330
Other games
ND 51 Final
WVU 61 Final
KSU 71