Scores

Final

Miss Valley St 74

(8-18, 4-9 SWAC)

Southern 83

(15-11, 11-2 SWAC)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    9:00 PM ET, February 17, 2014

    F. G. Clark Activity Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    MVSU 29 4574
    SOU 37 4683

    Top Performers

    Miss Valley St: D. Priar 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Southern: M. Miller 27 Pts, 8 Reb

    Southern wins; avenges earlier loss to MVSU, 83-74

    Associated Press

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Malcolm Miller scored 27 points as conference-leading Southern University beat Mississippi Valley State 83-74 on Monday.

    Southern (15-11, 11-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference) bounced back after losing its second conference game on Saturday. Its other conference loss came against MVSU (72-64) on Jan. 22.

    Calvin Godfrey had 17 points and 13 rebounds for Southern and YonDarius Johnson added 11.

    DeAngelo Priar finished with 22 points, 10 from the free throw line, for Mississippi Valley State (8-18, 4-9). Jordan Washington and Jeffrey Simmons had 17 apiece for the Delta Devils.

    Mississippi Valley State trailed 37-29 at halftime, but started out hot in the second half as Anthony McDonald and Washington hit back-to-back 3-pointers to tie the game at 43.

    Trailing 58-57 with 6:36 left, Southern went on a late 13-2 run to pull away -- with nine points from Miller.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MVSU
    SOU
    Points 74 83
    FG Made-Attempted 25-61 (.410) 30-58 (.517)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-19 (.263) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-23 (.826) 18-23 (.783)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 19 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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