Scores

Final

Miss Valley St 57

(4-21, 4-11 SWAC)

Texas Southern 73

(13-14, 12-2 SWAC)

9:00 PM ET, February 18, 2013

Health & PE Center, Houston, Texas

1 2 T
MVSU 16 4157
TXSO 35 3873

Top Performers

Mississippi Valley State: D. Usher 25 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

Texas Southern: F. Sturdivant 21 Pts, 17 Reb, 2 Stl, 8 Blk

Texas Southern 73, MVSU 57

Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Fred Sturdivant had 21 points and 17 rebounds Monday night, and Texas Southern won its eighth game in a row, defeating MVSU 73-57.

Ray Penn scored 14 points and Aaron Clyborn added 10 for the Tigers (13-14, 12-2 SWAC).

Davon Usher led the Delta Devils (4-21, 4-11) with 25 points.

Texas Southern trailed 12-11 with just over 13 minutes to play in the first half, but took the lead for good on Penn's jumper that sparked a 12-0 run.

The Tigers outscored Mississippi Valley State 24-4 from the go-ahead basket to lead 35-18 at the break. MVSU made just five field goals in the half and shot 17 percent.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MVSU
TXSO
Points 57 73
FG Made-Attempted 19-59 (.322) 25-51 (.490)
3P Made-Attempted 3-11 (.273) 3-11 (.273)
FT Made-Attempted 16-18 (.889) 20-37 (.541)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 21

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Jan 21, 2013 TXSO 75, @MVSU 48Recap
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