MVSU 62, Texas Southern 44

Shannon Behling scored 14 points and Mississippi Valley State

routed Texas Southern 62-44 on Saturday night for its second win in

a row.

Amos Studivant added 11 points, and Julius Cheeks and D’Angelo

Jackson each had 10 for the Delta Devils (8-19, 7-7 Southwestern

Athletic Conference). The win avenged a 74-73 loss to the Tigers on

Jan. 23.

Two Texas Southern players – Justin Ray and Aaron Clayborn –

were ejected with 2:29 to play after being whistled for technical

fouls for unsportsmanlike conduct. The Delta Devils’ Jason Holmes

also was called for a technical foul for unsportsmanlike conduct at

2:29. MVSU led 57-41 before the fouls.

Two free throws by Jackson after the technicals gave MVSU its

largest lead of the game at 60-41.

Deandre Hall scored 16 points and Travele Jones added 13 for the

Tigers (12-12, 8-5), who have lost three of their past four

games.