Grambling St. beats MVSU 75-68

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GRAMBLING, La. (AP)—Donald Qualls scored 21 points and Grambling State hit 13 of 14 free throws in the final 1:10 to beat Mississippi Valley State 75-68 on Monday night.

The Tigers (6-14, 4-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference) ended a two-game skid while MVSU (3-19, 3-6) is now 0-16 on the road.

Grambling State led 32-31 at the break as each team hit six 3-pointers in the first half.

After six second-half lead changes, Grambling State took a 50-49 lead. The Tigers built a seven-point cushion with 1:41 left, but the Delta Devils drew within 66-64 on a 3-pointer by Julius Cheeks with 50 seconds remaining.

From that point, Grambling State hit 9 of 10 free throws and finished the game hitting 24 of 33. The Delta Devils made 7 of 9 foul shots.

Jordan Lemons added 17 points for the Tigers and Ariece Perkins had 16.

Shannon Behling led MVSU with 22 points.

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 Top Performers
 Miss. Valley St.
Shannon Behling Shannon Behling
8-14,  22 Pts
5 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Grambling St.
Ariece Perkins Ariece Perkins
4-8,  16 Pts
7 Rebs, 5 Assists

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