Petty leads MVSU to 79-73 win over Grambling St.

Preview | Box Score | Recap

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP)—Eric Petty had 19 points, including 10 of 12 free throws, to lead Mississippi Valley State to a 79-73 win over Grambling State on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament in Birmingham.

The Delta Devils will face the winner of Thursday’s game between Alabama A&M and Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Friday at 2:30 p.m.

Carl Lucas and Larry Cox added 17 points apiece for MVSU. Dwayne Harmason added 13 more points and Stanford Speech chipped in with 11 more. Cox also had 9 rebounds and Lucas snagged eight more as the Devils outrebounded the Tigers 36-25.

Grambling State was led by Anthony Williams, who had 18 points and 10 rebounds. Andre’ Ratliff added 17 more points for the Tigers.

Related Articles

Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Grambling St.
Anthony Williams Anthony Williams
8-12,  18 Pts
10 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Miss. Valley St.
Larry Cox Larry Cox
8-10,  17 Pts
9 Rebs, 0 Assists

Team Stat Leaders


Conference Scoreboard

Wednesday, Mar 12