Texas Southern nips Mississippi Valley State 74-73

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HOUSTON (AP)—David Burrell hit a 3-point shot with six seconds remaining to give Texas Southern a 74-73 victory against Mississippi Valley State on Saturday.

DeAndre Hall had 37 points on 17-of-25 shooting for the Tigers (9-9, 5-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), and Junior Treasure added 12 points. Burrell had eight points.

Shannon Behling had 27 points for Mississippi Valley State (4-15, 3-3), and Donald Darian added 14.

The Delta Devils had a two-point lead and possession with 30 seconds remaining, when Texas Southern’s Onyekautukwu Abiakam stole the ball from Kevin Burwell. The Tigers took a timeout to set up the winning shot.

Mississippi Valley State had a chance at the end, but Behling’s jumper with a second left was off the mark.

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 Top Performers
 Miss. Valley St.
Shannon Behling Shannon Behling
12-18,  27 Pts
2 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Texas Southern
DeAndre Hall DeAndre Hall
17-25,  37 Pts
5 Rebs, 3 Assists

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