Mississippi Valley State vs Alcorn State

MVSU 71, Alcorn St. 63


LORMAN, Miss. (AP) - Luka Pajkovic scored 16 points and Mississippi Valley State defeated Alcorn State 71-63 on Saturday night.

The Delta Devils (13-11, 12-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) have won 12 in a row and 14 straight SWAC games, dating back to last season.

Cor-J Cox and Terrence Joyner each added 15 points, and Paul Crosby had a double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds for the Delta Devils, who have beaten Alcorn State four times in a row. Pajkovic had four of the Delta Devils' six 3-pointers.

MVSU outrebounded Alcorn State 33-23 but was outshot by the Braves 51 percent (26 of 51) to 45.6 percent (26 of 57). The Delta Devils had 12 steals, including five by Joyner, and forced 19 Alcorn State turnovers.

Ken McDonald scored 16 points and Xavian Rimmer added 13 for the Braves (7-17, 4-8), who had their two-game winning streak snapped.

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Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils
A. Studivant, F111-20-22022
P. Crosby, C393-114-9123210
K. Burwell, G394-80-04449
T. Joyner, G396-122-442315
B. Arrington, G160-44-43054
C. Cox316-123-540015
L. Pajkovic246-80-130116
B. Ralling10-00-00010
Totals 26-5713-253391871
Alcorn State Braves
A. Nieves, F353-90-22247
X. Rimmer, F355-102-211213
K. Sullivan, C102-30-02034
K. McDonald, G397-142-373116
T. Oakley, G282-62-20038
I. Francis243-31-25037
M. Starks224-50-16048
M. Sanders70-10-00000
Totals 26-517-122362063
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