MVSU gets past Southern U, 52-51

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP)—Eric Petty scored 14 points and Carl Lucas had 12 as Mississippi Valley State edged past Southern University, 52-51, in a Southwestern Athletic Conference win on Monday.

Southern led at the half, 29-27.

MVSU (9-15, 7-6) scored 24 points in the paint compared to just 14 for Southern (8-16, 6-7).

Joseph Jack led the Jaguars with 14 points. He was the only player to score in double figures for Southern.

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 Top Performers
 Miss. Valley St.
Eric Petty Eric Petty
6-12,  14 Pts
10 Rebs, 2 Assists
Joseph Jack Joseph Jack
4-9,  14 Pts
6 Rebs, 0 Assists

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