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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...

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...

Smith Jr. carries Grambling St. over Alcorn St. 65-53

Feb. 11, 2019 11:06 PM EST

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Ivy Smith Jr. had 16 points as Grambling State beat Alcorn State 65-53 on Monday night. Devante Jackson had 12 points for Grambling State (13-11, 7-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which earned its fourth straight win. Dallas Polk-Hilliard added 10 points. Alcorn State totaled 16...

Grambling State uses big second half to beat Southern

Feb. 9, 2019 9:23 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Ivy Smith scored 21 points and Grambling State used a big second half to defeat Southern University 59-40 on Saturday. Smith made 10 of 11 free throws in pacing the Tigers (12-11, 6-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who outscored Southern 39-17 in the second half. The Tigers made...