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Texas Rio Grande Valley beats Grambling St. 74-73 in CIT

Mar. 20, 2019 10:20 PM EDT

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Tyson Smith had 19 points to lead five Texas Rio Grande Valley players in double figures as the Vaqueros narrowly defeated Grambling State 74-73 in the CIT first round on Wednesday night. Lesley Varner II and Javon Levi added 14 points apiece for the Vaqueros. Terry Winn III and...

Patterson leads Prairie View by Grambling St. 81-71 in SWAC

Mar. 15, 2019 7:12 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Devonte Patterson had 24 points as Prairie View beat Grambling State 81-71 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament semifinals on Friday. Patterson converted all 12 of his free throws. He added eight rebounds. Gary Blackston had 18 points for Prairie View (21-12). Darius...

Jackson lifts Grambling St. over Ark.-Pine Bluff 59-52

Mar. 13, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Devante Jackson had 12 points off the bench to lift Grambling State to a 59-52 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Tuesday night. Jackson made 8 of 10 foul shots. He added nine rebounds. Ivy Smith Jr. had 10 points for...

Jackson leads Grambling St. over Alabama A&M 66-58

Mar. 9, 2019 9:37 PM EST

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Devante Jackson had 14 points off the bench to lead Grambling State to a 66-58 win over Alabama A&M on Saturday. Prince Moss had 14 points and seven rebounds for Grambling State (16-15, 10-8 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Axel Mpoyo added seven rebounds. Dallas Polk-Hilliard,...

Jackson lifts Grambling St. past Alabama St. 93-66

Mar. 7, 2019 11:22 PM EST

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — DeVante Jackson had 19 points as Grambling State routed Alabama State 93-66 on Thursday night. Ivy Smith Jr. added 18 points for the Tigers, while Dallas Polk-Hilliard chipped in 16. Nigel Ribeiro had 11 points, seven rebounds and five steals for Grambling State (15-15, 9-8...

Grambling St. beats Mississippi Valley St. 77-75

Mar. 4, 2019 11:57 PM EST

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Dallas Polk-Hilliard had a career-high 26 points as Grambling State narrowly defeated Mississippi Valley State 77-75 on Monday night. Nigel Ribeiro had 12 points for Grambling State (14-15, 8-8 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which broke its four-game losing streak. Axel Mpoyo...

Howell carries Jackson St. past Grambling State 71-60

Feb. 23, 2019 9:23 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Chris Howell had 17 points and seven rebounds as Jackson State topped Grambling State 71-60 on Saturday. Jayveous McKinnis had 16 points and seven rebounds for Jackson State (10-17, 7-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which snapped its four-game losing streak. Venjie Wallis added...