Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs Mississippi Valley State

MVSU 71, Ark.-Pine Bluff 64


GARLAND, Texas (AP) - Cor-J Cox had 19 points and 11 rebounds Friday night to help MVSU defeat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 71-64 in the SWAC tournament semifinals.

Paul Crosby added 18 points and Amos Studivant had 14 points and nine rebounds. MVSU advances to Saturday's championship game, where they will play No. 2 seed Texas Southern (15-17), a winner over Alcorn State 60-55 in Friday's first semifinal.

The Delta Devils (20-12), the regular-season SWAC champs, suffered their only conference loss last weekend. But they barely got past No. 8 seed Jackson State 63-60 on Wednesday, and didn't take the lead for good against Arkansas-Pine Bluff until Studivant's basket with 5:29 left made it 60-59.

Mitchell Anderson led Arkansas-Pine Bluff (10-23) with 19 points. Daniel Broughton had 12 points and nine rebounds for the fifth-seeded Golden Lions.

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Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions
D. Broughton, F325-112-293412
R. Bailey, F110-30-00020
L. Jackson, G403-102-213011
S. Townsend, G383-52-35649
M. Anderson, G377-162-682217
C. Johnson171-32-21224
L. Weathers132-20-01014
A. Allen81-22-21034
J. Harris20-00-00030
K. Jones21-10-00003
Totals 23-5312-1729162164
Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils
P. Crosby, F385-108-1262118
A. Studivant, F287-100-091414
K. Burwell, G372-82-44418
T. Joyner, G344-120-05339
B. Arrington, G160-50-03030
C. Cox266-95-6111219
W. Pugh181-60-03033
L. Pajkovic30-00-01010
Totals 25-6015-2244111871
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Jackson St.0-01-2241
Alabama A&M0-00-3291
Miss. Val.0-00-3192
Prairie View0-00-3116
Alabama St.0-00-4278
Alcorn St.0-00-4212
Southern U.0-00-4220
Texas So.0-00-4128
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Temple 71
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