Grambling vs Mississippi Valley State

Currington, MVSU upend Grambling St. 75-67


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GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) James Currington scored 10 points and pulled down 12 rebounds as Mississippi Valley State beat Grambling State 75-67 Monday night.

Grambling State (1-17, 0-9 Southwestern Athletic Conference) has now lost 27 straight SWAC games and 44 in a row against Div. I competition.

Thomas Chandler hit a 3 with 17:02 remaining to pull the Tigers within nine before MVSU (8-14, 4-5) used a 9-1 run, sparked by a 3-pointer from Anthony McDonald, to build a 51-34 lead - the Delta Devils' largest of the game - about 3 minutes later.

After A'Torri Shine and Jeffrey Simmons traded a layup and a jumper, Grambling State used a 9-1 spurt of its own to cut the deficit to 54-45 with just fewer than 11 minutes to go.

The Tigers pulled within five twice in the final 2:12 but went 0 for 5 from the field down the stretch.

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Grambling (1-17)264167
Mississippi Valley State (8-14) «354075

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SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.17-223-12105
Alcorn St.14-518-14228
Grambling11-815-17318
Southern U.11-815-18320
Jackson St.10-914-18322
Prairie View10-913-20307
Miss. Val.7-127-25334
Ark.-PB6-127-25345
Alabama St.6-138-23342
Alabama A&M2-162-27351
 
Other games
ND 55 Final
SYR 61
XAV 58 Final
NOVA 81
IAST 98 Final
OKST 97