NCAA Men's Basketball

Texas Southern defeats Mississippi Valley St. 92-80

HOUSTON (AP) Jeremy Combs had 24 points and 10 rebounds as Texas Southern won its eighth straight game, topping Mississippi Valley State 92-80 on Monday night.

John Jones had 17 points for Texas Southern (16-11, 11-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Eden Ewing added 13 points. Devocio Butler had 10 points for the hosts.

Jordan Evans had 26 points for the Delta Devils (5-24, 3-12). Emmanuel Ejeh added 13 points and 10 rebounds. Dante Scott had 13 points.

The Tigers improve to 2-0 against the Delta Devils for the season. Texas Southern defeated Mississippi Valley State 65-62 on Jan. 28. Texas Southern plays Alabama State on the road on Saturday. Mississippi Valley State takes on Jackson State at home on Saturday.

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Updated February 25, 2019