Sunday, February 21, 2016

Texas Southern Tigers get road win over MVSU

GREENWOOD, Mississippi -- Texas Southern won its third straight game in a row and Mississippi Valley State dropped its third consecutive contest 98-67 Saturday night at Harris Arena.

David Blanks and Orlando Coleman scored 17 points apiece to lead TSU and keep them atop the conference standings.

Derrick Griffin scored 13 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for his ninth consecutive double-double and 14th on the season while Malcolm Riley added 13 for the Tigers (13-12, 12-1), who shot 55 percent from the field. Chris Thomas, Jose Rodriguez and Tyree Bynum scored 11 apiece.

Leading 48-33 at halftime, the Tigers pulled ahead by 32 points after David Blanks' layup that capped a 13-3 run. The Tigers' biggest lead of the game, 83-50, came on Griffin's free throw.

The Tigers outrebounded the Delta Devils 38-28 and outscored them 38-24 in the paint.

Marcus Romain led MVSU (5-23, 5-9) with 23 points and Isaac Williams added 20.


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