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Southern wins; avenges earlier loss to MVSU, 83-74

Malcolm Miller scored 27 points as conference-leading Southern University beat Mississippi Valley State 83-74 on Monday. Southern (15-11, 11-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference) bounced back after losing its second conference game on Saturday. Its other conference loss came against MVSU (72-64) on Jan. 22. Calvin Godfrey had 17 points and 13 rebounds for Southern and YonDarius Johnson...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

MVSU defeats Southern University 72-64

Anthony McDonald scored 17 points as Mississippi Valley State defeated Southern University, 72-64, on Wednesday night in a game that was rescheduled due to a bomb threat at MVSU's Itta Bena campus last Thursday. Julius Francis and Blake Ralling each added 14 points for the Delta Devils (5-13, 1-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference). James Currington scored nine points and grabbed...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi Valley St. outdistances Selma 99-87

Jeffrey Simmons scored 22 points and Anthony McDonald added 19 as Mississippi Valley State out-paced NAIA Selma 99-87 Tuesday. The Delta Devils (4-9) broke away for good when Blake Ralling snapped a 25-25 tie with a layup and Cameron Dobbs scored off a Cortland Henry steal - one of 23 turnovers for Selma (4-4). The Devils led by eight at halftime and as many as many as 15 in the...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

MVSU 73, Prairie View 64

Matt Smith and Darryl Marshall combined for 41 points to help Mississippi Valley State defeat Prairie View A&M 73-64 Saturday in Southwestern Athletic Conference play. Smith was 8 of 10 from the field for 21 points and pulled down eight boards. Marshall made all five shot attempts, including three 3-pointers, en route to 20 points, grabbed four boards, and dished out five assists...
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January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Blog Interview with Cor-J Cox

I have noted a few times in the last few weeks, the odds are stacked against players from small mid-major and low major schools getting to the NBA.  That doesn’t mean that there isn’t a great deal of talent at those schools.  It just shows the part that exposure plays in the process.  2 weeks ago, I had the privilege of speaking to a member of the Mississippi Valley State...
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May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Blog Interview with Terrence Joyner

Over the past few years, I have spoken to many players from small schools who are trying to beat the odds and make it to the NBA.  Very few do, but it is rarely for lack of effort.  Once in a while though, you find a small school player who has a major school game.  Meet Terrence Joyner.  Joyner is certainly not your typical small conference player.  A 6’3 point guard with...
Via NBA Draft Blog
May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Mississippi Valley State’s Kevin Burwell hits a 3, taunts President Obama; air-balls potential tying shot

Mississippi Valley State guard Kevin Burwel hit a 3-pointer during last night's Delta Devils, Western Kentucky play-in game and then taunted President Obama Reggie Miller like. BroBible reports that... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Cor-J Cox with filthy dunk right in front of President Obama

With President Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron in attendance (why, Mr. President, make his 1st basketball game a 16/16 play-in) Mississippi Valley State made the most of it and went for a highlight reel dunk right in front of the President's seats.
Via Run the Floor
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Mississippi Valley State Wins 2012 SWAC Tournament

Top-seeded Mississippi Valley State was led by Cor-J Cox, who was named Tournament MVP.
Via RealGM
March 11, 2012  |  Discuss

MVSU 77, Grambling St. 59

Paul Crosby scored 19 points and Kevin Burwell added 16 to keep Mississippi Valley State unbeaten in Southwestern Athletic Conference play with a 77-59 victory over Grambling State on Monday night. The Delta Devils (10-11, 9-0) also got double-doubles from Cor-J Cox and Terrence Joyner, who each scored 11 points, with Cox adding 10 rebounds and Joyner 10 assists. Amos Sturdivant...
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January 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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