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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 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...

McKnight leads UAPB past Grambling 70-66

Mar. 2, 2019 11:06 PM EST

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight scored 21 points and distributed 10 assists and Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Grambling 70-66 on Saturday. McKnight's 3-pointer with 13:29 left broke a 35-all tie and the Golden Lions (12-17, 9-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference) led the rest of the way. Shaun Doss...

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...

Jones leads Prairie View over Grambling St. 92-87

Feb. 19, 2019 12:36 AM EST

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Dennis Jones had a season-high 23 points, tying his career high, as Prairie View narrowly beat Grambling State 92-87 on Monday night. Gary Blackston added 22 points for the Panthers. Chance Ellis had 11 points for Prairie View (13-12, 11-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Gerard...