Gordon Goes For 22, Golden Lions Win 93-79

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PINE BLUFF, Ark. – The Mississippi Valley State University men’s basketball program played shorthanded with several key players missing and still gave Arkansas-Pine Bluff a fight during a 93-79 defeat Saturday afternoon.

 
The Basics

  • Final Score: Arkansas-Pine Bluff 93 | Mississippi Valley State 79
  • Records: Mississippi Valley State (2-24, 2-14 SWAC) | Arkansas-Pine Bluff (7-22, 5-11 SWAC)
  • Location: Pine Bluff, Arkansas – H.O. Clemmons Arena
  • Series History: Mississippi Valley State Leads 40-38
  • Winning Streak: Arkansas-Pine Bluff (W3) | Mississippi Valley State’s Last Win: March 7, 2020 (74-71)

Mississippi Valley State Top Performers

  • Devin Gordon tallied 22 points and a career-best seven free throws made to front the Green and White in scoring. It was his fourth career game with 20-plus points and third this season.
  • Terry Collins had an effective day, logging his sixth consecutive double-figure scoring outing with 16 points on 5-of-8 (62.5%) field goal attempts and 3-for-5 (60%) from downtown.
  • Gary Grant has now gone 11 straight contests with at least ten points on the board, contributing 16 to the final stat sheet.
  • Alex Perry had his best performance of 2021-22, providing a season-best seven points and four rebounds while not missing any of his three shots.
  • David McCoy was the Delta Devils’ leader in both boards (6) and dimes (4) while Kadar Waller had season-highs of three rebounds and a team-best three steals.

Notes

  • Valley was able to claim a win in the turnover department (16-13) and scored five more points off the Lions’ mistakes (22-17).

The road does not get any easier for the Devils as it travels to Lorman for a bout with the first place Alcorn Braves at 7:30 p.m. Thursday night.

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