Southern vs Mississippi Valley State

MVSU 77, Southern U. 56


ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) - Cor-J Cox scored 23 points off the bench to lead Mississippi Valley State in a 77-56 rout of Southern University on Monday night.

Five Delta Devils (6-11, 5-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) scored in double figures as MVSU grabbed sole possession of first place in the conference. Paul Crosby added 18 points and 14 rebounds, Kevin Burwell had 12 points and Falando Jones and Terrence Joyner chipped in 11 each.

The Delta Devils led 37-30 at halftime and held the Jaguars (8-11, 4-2) to just 9-of-25 shooting (36 percent) in the second half.

MVSU made 44.1 percent of its shots (30 of 68), including 11 of 35 from 3-point range. Cox took 12 of those 3s, making four.

The Delta Devils scored 23 points off 21 turnovers and outrebounded Southern 42-32.

Derick Beltran led the Jaguars with 15 points and Quinton Doggett and Mike Celestin added 11 each.

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Southern Jaguars
Q. Doggett, F333-75-691311
J. Grace, G352-71-34306
D. Beltran, G315-124-422115
F. Coleman, G303-70-07346
C. Monroe, G210-10-00210
M. Celestin204-110-030011
M. Bol121-30-03013
T. Marshall121-11-21113
N. Webb60-00-00020
R. Hill30-01-20001
Totals 19-4912-1732121356
Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils
F. Jones, F304-81-353111
A. Studivant, F180-20-04120
P. Crosby, C326-94-4143318
T. Joyner, G345-90-042311
K. Burwell, G315-120-018012
C. Cox319-201-161223
W. Pugh110-40-02010
L. Pajkovic81-20-03122
B. Ralling60-20-01020
Totals 30-686-842191677
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