MVSU gets past Southern U, 52-51
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.