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MVSU wins 13th straight, 58-53 over Southern U.
Tuesday, Feb 14, 2012

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP)—Paul Crosby scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and Terrence Joyner had a big second half to lead Mississippi Valley State over Southern University 58-53 Monday night, for its 13th straight win.

The Delta Devils (14-11, 13-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) outscored Southern 35-30 in the second half behind 13 of Joyner’s 14 points.

The Jaguars (13-13, 9-4) outscored MVSU 9-3 to open the second half. The Delta Devils answered with a 12-2 run, led by Joyner’s seven points. Paul Crosby’s jumper put MVSU up for good, 38-34, with 11:06 to play.

The Jaguars made it a two-point game on their next possession, but the Delta Devils pulled away, scoring seven straight.

MVSU shot just 58.6 percent from the free-throw line (17 of 29), but went 10 of 13 in the second half.

Cameron Monroe led Southern with 15 points.

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