Scores

Final

Miss Valley St 65

(3-16, 3-6 SWAC)

Grambling St 50

(0-18, 0-9 SWAC)

    8:30 PM ET, January 28, 2013

    Assembly Center, Grambling, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    MVSU 30 3565
    GRAM 21 2950

    Top Performers

    Mississippi Valley State: M. Smith 17 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Grambling State: B. Dorsett 11 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast

    MVSU 65, Grambling St. 50

    Associated Press

    GRAMBLING, La. -- Matt Smith tallied 17 points and seven rebounds to help Mississippi Valley State beat Grambling State 65-50 Monday night and hand the Tigers their 18th straight loss.

    Davon Usher knocked down three treys en route to 14 points and Cordarius Sample came off the bench for 12 points for the Delta Devils, who snapped a two-game losing streak.

    Grambling State outshot MVSU (2-16, 2-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference) 42.9 percent (21 of 49) to 41.9 percent (26 of 62) and held a 36-30 rebounding edge but the Tigers committed 20 turnovers. MVSU scored 26 points off those errors.

    Brandon Dorsett led Grambling (0-18, 0-9) with 11 points but was the lone Tiger in double figures. The Tigers' bench contributed 12 points, compared to 19 for MVSU.

    The Delta Devils opened the game on an 11-2 run and took a 30-21 lead into halftime. MVSU led by as much as 20, 65-45.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MVSU
    GRAM
    Points 65 50
    FG Made-Attempted 26-62 (.419) 21-49 (.429)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-20 (.350) 3-12 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-11 (.545) 5-10 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 18 0

    2012-13 Season

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