Southern wins; avenges earlier loss to MVSU, 83-74
FEB 18, 2014 12:54a ET
Southern (15-11, 11-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference) bounced back after losing its second conference game on Saturday. Its other conference loss came against MVSU (72-64) on Jan. 22.
DeAngelo Priar finished with 22 points, 10 from the free throw line, for Mississippi Valley State (8-18, 4-9). Jordan Washington and Jeffrey Simmons had 17 apiece for the Delta Devils.
Mississippi Valley State trailed 37-29 at halftime, but started out hot in the second half as Anthony McDonald and Washington hit back-to-back 3-pointers to tie the game at 43.
Trailing 58-57 with 6:36 left, Southern went on a late 13-2 run to pull away - with nine points from Miller.