Scores

Final

AR-Pine Bluff 73

(12-17, 11-7 SWAC)

Miss Valley St 63

(7-24, 7-11 SWAC)

    8:30 PM ET, March 5, 2009

    Harrison Complex, Itta Bena, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    ARPB 32 4173
    MVSU 29 3463

    Top Performers

    Arkansas-Pine Bluff: E. Brooks 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Mississippi Valley State: E. Petty 14 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Blk

    Ark.-Pine Bluff 73, MVSU 63

    Associated Press

    ITTA BENA, Miss. -- Eric Brooks scored 17 points to help Arkansas-Pine Bluff defeat Mississippi Valley State 73-63 on Thursday night.

    Gavin Montgomery added 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting for the Golden Lions (12-17, 11-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Arkansas-Pine Bluff defeated MVSU for the second time this season, having defeated them 74-52 on Jan. 3.

    After leading 32-29 at halftime, the Golden Lions used an 8-0 run to go up 44-34 after George Davis' dunk with 13:26 remaining. Arkansas-Pine Bluff led by as much as 12, and MVSU didn't get any closer than within five points.

    Eric Petty finished with 14 points and eight rebounds to lead the Delta Devils (7-24, 7-11). Shannon Behling chipped in with 10 points and a career-high 15 rebounds.

    Arkansas-Pine Bluff shot 50 percent from the field (29-for-58), while MVSU shot 35.4 percent (23-for-65).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ARPB
    MVSU
    Points 73 63
    FG Made-Attempted 29-58 (.500) 23-65 (.354)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-13 (.385) 5-18 (.278)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-17 (.588) 12-17 (.706)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 0

    2008-09 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 3, 2009 @ARPB 74, MVSU 52Recap
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