By MVSU Communications – Joshua King,
Itta Bena, Miss. – Tonight was the night that the Devils knew that their luck was going to make a turn for the better. Having started the game a few points behind the Grambling State Tigers in the first half, the Devils were determined to work their hardest to switch up the odds. The Devils came back from halftime with their game faces on and motivation in their eyes to collect a win by a score of 67-63.
How It Happened
Sophomore guard, Caleb Hunter, led the team to victory with 21 points, seven rebounds and three assists. The Delta Devils knew that this was their time to shine and gain redemption from their first loss against the Tigers back in February.
Keiondre Jefferson and Terry Collins both ended the game with a double-double in points and rebounds. Jefferson tallied a total of 15 points, 12 rebounds, and one assist. Terry chipped in a total of 11 points, 12 rebounds, and six assists.
MVSU shot 38.6% from the field (22-57), 40.7% from the three-point line (11-27), and 66.7% from the charity stripe (12-18).
The Delta Devils return to the R.W. Harrison HPER Complex to face-off against the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Lions in Itta Bena, Mississippi at 7:00 p.m.