Scores

Final

Miss Valley St 68

(3-19, 3-6 SWAC)

Grambling St 75

(6-14, 4-5 SWAC)

    8:30 PM ET, February 2, 2009

    Assembly Center, Grambling, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    MVSU 31 3768
    GRAM 32 4375

    Top Performers

    Mississippi Valley State: S. Behling 22 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Grambling State: A. Perkins 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast

    Grambling St. 75, MVSU 68

    Associated Press

    GRAMBLING, La. -- Donald Qualls scored 21 points and Grambling State hit 13 of 14 free throws in the final 1:10 to beat Mississippi Valley State 75-68 on Monday night.

    The Tigers (6-14, 4-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference) ended a two-game skid while MVSU (3-19, 3-6) is now 0-16 on the road.

    Grambling State led 32-31 at the break as each team hit six 3-pointers in the first half.

    After six second-half lead changes, Grambling State took a 50-49 lead. The Tigers built a seven-point cushion with 1:41 left, but the Delta Devils drew within 66-64 on a 3-pointer by Julius Cheeks with 50 seconds remaining.

    From that point, Grambling State hit 9 of 10 free throws and finished the game hitting 24 of 33. The Delta Devils made 7 of 9 foul shots.

    Jordan Lemons added 17 points for the Tigers and Ariece Perkins had 16.

    Shannon Behling led MVSU with 22 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MVSU
    GRAM
    Points 68 75
    FG Made-Attempted 25-65 (.385) 21-45 (.467)
    3P Made-Attempted 11-33 (.333) 9-18 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-9 (.778) 24-33 (.727)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 7

    2008-09 Season

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