Mississippi Valley St. beats Alcorn St. 76-68
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Jordan Evans and Dante Scott scored 20 points apiece as Mississippi Valley State broke its nine-game losing streak, defeating Alcorn State 76-68 on Saturday.
Gregory Jones-Rollins had 16 points for Mississippi Valley State (4-22, 2-10 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Michael Green added 10 points.
Deshaw Andrews had 14 points for the Braves (8-16, 4-8). Devon Brewer added 11 points and 12 rebounds. Troymain Crosby had 10 points.
Combs leads Texas Southern to 65-62 win over MVSU
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Jeremy Combs scored 18 points and Texas Southern rallied with a second-half burst then held off Mississippi Valley State for a 65-62 win on Monday night.
Blackston, Andrus lead Prairie View over MVSU
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Gary Blackston had 14 points with 11 rebounds, Gerard Andrus scored 15 points and Prairie View A&M defeated Mississippi Valley State 89-78 on Saturday.
SWAC-leading Prairie View (8-11, 6-0) also got 13 points from Devonte Patterson and 11 points from Darius Williams.
Michael Green led MVSU (3-17, 1-5) with 15 points. Jordan Evans added 14 points and Dante Scott scored 11 with eight rebounds for the Delta Devils.
Hussein, Saddler help Southern beat Mississippi Valley St.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hassan Hussein had 18 points and Jayden Saddler added 14, on 6-of-6 shooting, with seven assists to help Southern beat Mississippi Valley State 80-56 on Monday night.
Hussein made 9 of 11 from the field. Aaron Ray finished with 10 points and eight rebounds for Southern (3-16, 2-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which has won two in a row following a 10-game skid.
Ewuosho’s jumper with 0.8 left lifts Alabama St. over MVSU
ITTA BENNA, Miss. (AP) — Jacoby Ross and Reginald Gee scored 16 points apiece and Tobi Ewuosho hit a jumper with 0.8 seconds left in overtime to help Alabama State beat Mississippi Valley State 81-79 on Monday night.
AJ Farrar added 15 points on 7-of-12 shooting and Ewuosho finished with eight points and eight rebounds for Alabama State (5-10, 3-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference). The Hornets snapped a nine-game road losing streak.
MVSU beats Alabama A&M 72-63 behind Evans, Jones-Rollins
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Jordan Evans scored 17 points with three 3-pointers, Gregory Jones-Rollins added 16 with four 3s, and Mississippi Valley State beat Alabama A&M 72-63 on Saturday to end a seven-game losing streak.
Michael Green scored 11 points for the Delta Devils (3-13, 1-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who made 13 of 26 from distance and shot 48 percent overall.
Grand Canyon cruises past Mississippi Valley State 85-64
PHOENIX (AP) — Alessandro Lever scored 26 points and led Grand Canyon to an 85-64 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday night.
Grand Canyon (7-5) has won 12 consecutive regular-season home games including six this season. Mississippi Valley State (2-12) has lost six straight games and is 0-10 on the road.
Oscar Frayer and Carlos Johnson added 16 points apiece for the Antelopes, who shot 52 percent (30 of 58) from the field. Frayer made five of Grand Canyon's seven 3-pointers.