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Mississippi Valley StateDelta DevilsMVSU
1-8, 1-6 Conf
40
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MVSU71071640
GRAM131413747
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Grambling StateTigersGRAM
1-9, 1-6 Conf

Grambling St. beats MVSU 47-40 for 1st win

GRAMBLING, La. -- Johnathan Williams accounted for seven touchdowns to lead Grambling State to its first win of the season with a 47-40 victory over Mississippi Valley State Saturday.

Williams threw five touchdown passes and had a quarterback sneak for another score to put Grambling St. (1-9, 1-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference) ahead 40-24, its largest lead, with one quarter remaining.

Patrick Ivy pulled MVSU (1-8, 1-6) within one score with a 5-yard run to open the fourth quarter. Williams answered on the next series with a 60-yard drive, capped by his 11-yard TD run to put the Tigers up 47-32.

Williams was 18 of 31 for 265 yards passing while connecting with ten different receivers. He also rushed for 54 yards on 15 carries.

Ivy led the Delta Devils with two passing and two rushing touchdowns. He was 15 of 35 for 266 yards, including a 41-yard TD pass.

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2015 Southwestern Athletic Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Alcorn State7-29-4
Alabama State5-46-5
Alabama A&M3-63-8
Jackson State3-63-8
Mississippi Valley State1-81-10
TEAMCONFOVR
Grambling State9-09-3
Prairie View A&M8-18-2
Southern6-36-5
Texas Southern2-73-7
Arkansas-Pine Bluff1-82-9