|College Insider Tournament - Recap - UTRGV Defeats Grambling State 74-73|
UTRGV grabbed a 74-73 win over Grambling State on Wednesday, behind a 19-point effort from Tyson Smith at UTPA Fieldhouse.
UTRGV earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the -10.0-point spread.
Javon Levi had 14 points for UTRGV and Lesley Varner chipped in with 14 points. Javon Levi had 7 assists for them, while Terry Winn was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
Grambling State got a 22-point performance from Dallas Polk-Hilliard, who was supported by 16 points from Prince Moss. Ivy Smith Jr. had 13 assists in a losing cause for Grambling State, while Prince Moss grabbed 6 rebounds.
UTRGV was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
Grambling State had a 28-24 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.