Cleveland has 21 points, SE Missouri beats Rio Grande Valley
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) Antonious Cleveland had 21 points and 10 rebounds to help Southeast Missouri roll over Texas Rio Grande Valley 83-72 on Tuesday night.
Cleveland, who grabbed four offensive boards, also dished out four assists and had two steals. Trey Kellum had 15 points and eight rebounds and Jamaal Calvin was 4 of 5 from beyond the arc to total 14 points for Southeast Missouri State (3-2).
The Redhawks held a 37-32 halftime advantage but fell behind 51-47 midway through the second half. Cleveland and Kellum had back-to-back 3-point plays and Southeast Missouri retook the lead 53-51 at the 8:23 mark. Calvin made a 3-point jumper and the Vaqueros could not close the gap after that.
The Redhawks dominated the boards, pulling down 40 rebounds to 20 for Rio Grande Valley (0-5).
Lew Stallworth was 7 of 11 from the floor for 23 points and had six assists to lead Rio Grande Valley.