Mississippi Valley State beats Rust of the NAIA, 102-62
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) Dante Scott scored 15 points and Mississippi Valley State rolled to a 102-61 victory over Rust of the NAIA on Wednesday night.
The Delta Devils (2-6) have won two of their last three games since opening the season losing five straight, four by double digits.
Scott was 7-of-14 shooting. Jordan Evans added 11 points and Aleksa Koracin had 10 for Mississippi Valley State, which had 16 players get minutes with 14 scoring.
Kortez Wade made 8 of 13 shots, six from long range, and scored 22 points to lead Rust. Jordan Jackson chipped in with 11 points.
The Delta Devils built a 39-20 halftime advantage on 45 percent shooting, and outscored Rust 63-42 in the second half on 23-of-43 shooting (54 percent). Scott scored 11 and Torico Simmons chipped in all nine of his points in the second half.
Updated November 28, 2018