ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Jonathan Aku scored 13 points to help Grambling hold off Mississippi Valley State 65-61 on Saturday night.

Aku had six rebounds and five blocks for the Tigers (11-7, 4-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Cameron Christon scored 12 points and added five rebounds. Virshon Cotton scored nine.

Tyronn Mosley and Kadar Waller led the Delta Devils (2-19, 1-6) with 15 points apiece. Mosley added seven rebounds and Terry Collins scored 11 with three steals.

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Both teams play again on Monday. Grambling visits UAPB and Mississippi Valley State hosts Southern.