Southern 63, Mississippi Valley St. 62
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP)—Deforres Riley-Smith hit the game-winning shot and scored 15 points as Southern beat Southwestern Athletic Conference-leading Mississippi Valley State 63-62 on Monday night.
Jarvaris Bradford added 13 points for the Jaguars (6-19, 5-8).
The Delta Devils (12-13, 9-4) were led by Kadrian Bryant’s 17 points and Carl Lucas added nine. Leading scorer Stanford Speech was held to two points on 1 of 9 shooting.
Mississippi Valley State led 38-35 at halftime.
Riley-Smith also led the Jaguars in rebounds with seven and assists with three.