Mississippi Valley State vs Texas Southern

Texas Southern 73, MVSU 57

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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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Scoreboard
Mississippi Valley State (4-21)164157
Texas Southern (13-14) «353873

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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
 32.2%88.9% 
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
 49%54.1% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Grambling0-03-7243
Alcorn St.0-03-8246
Jackson St.0-03-8298
Southern U.0-03-8273
Prairie View0-02-8134
Alabama St.0-00-9327
Miss. Val.0-00-9321
Alabama A&M0-00-10346
Texas So.0-00-10199
Ark.-PB0-00-11349
 
Other games
ND 51 Final
PITT 42
WVU 61 Final
KSU 71