Scores

Final

Miss Valley St 56

(5-14, 1-5 SWAC)

Texas Southern 94

(8-10, 4-2 SWAC)

    6:10 PM ET, January 25, 2014

    Health & PE Center, Houston, Texas

    1 2 T
    MVSU 25 3156
    TXSO 51 4394

    Top Performers

    Miss Valley St: J. Currington 19 Pts, 7 Reb

    Texas Southern: A. Murray 26 Pts, 19 Reb, 1 Ast, 6 Blk

    Texas Southern overwhelms MVSU 94-56

    Associated Press

    HOUSTON -- Aaric Murray scored 26 points and hauled in a career-high 19 rebounds as Texas Southern rolled past Mississippi Valley State 94-56 Saturday night.

    The Tigers (8-10, 4-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference) shot 53.7 percent from the field and outrebounded MVSU 48-32. D'Aris Scarver scored 22 points, Madarious Gibbs had 12 and Ray Penn chipped in 10.

    MVSU (5-14, 1-5) was held to 20-of-65 shooting (30.8 percent). James Currington paced the Delta Devils with 19 points and seven rebounds, while DeAngelo Priar contributed 10 points.

    Texas Southern jumped out to a 7-0 lead and used an 18-5 run to make it 29-13 with 7:18 left in the first half. Scarver and Murray each hit a late jumper to put the Tigers up by 26 at the break.

    Texas Southern coasted in the second half, leading by as much as 41 after a jumper by Murray with 4:18 remaining.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MVSU
    TXSO
    Points 56 94
    FG Made-Attempted 20-65 (.308) 29-54 (.537)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-14 (.071) 8-18 (.444)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-23 (.652) 28-37 (.757)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 21 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Jan 25, 2014 @TXSO 94, MVSU 56Recap
    Feb 22, 2014 TXSO 73, @MVSU 65Recap

    Research Notes

    Aaric Murray had 26 points, 19 rebounds and six blocks in Saturday's 94-56 win over Mississippi Valley State. The last time a player reached those thresholds in a Division I game was on Jan. 31, 2011, when Norfolk State's Kyle O'Quinn did it against Coppin State.

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