GREENWOOD, Miss. -- Anthony McDonald scored 17 points as Mississippi Valley State defeated Southern University, 72-64, on Wednesday night in a game that was rescheduled due to a bomb threat at MVSU's Itta Bena campus last Thursday.
MVSU beat the Jaguars in rebounding, 36-28. The Delta Devils hit 60.7 percent from the field in the first period but only 25 percent in the second for 44.2 percent overall.
MVSU had a 46-31 lead at the break. But the Jaguars closed in during the second period to tie the game twice only to fade in the last two minutes as MVSU went 6-0 to finish.
Calvin Godfrey paced the Jaguars (9-10, 5-1) with 21 points. This was the first conference loss of the season for Southern.
Reggie Witherspoon, who spent more than 13 seasons coaching at Buffalo, is returning to the city to coach Canisius College.
North Carolina Hall of Fame men's basketball coach Roy Williams is recovering from knee-replacement surgery.
Sparkling facilities are one thing, but Tim Miles needs to regain the momentum of Nebraska's 2014 run to the NCAAs if it is to play with the big boys.