Cox, Speech lead Delta Devils to 98-66 win over Texas Southern

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HOUSTON (AP)—Larry Cox scored 18 points and Stanford Speech had 14 points and eight rebounds to lead Mississippi Valley State past Texas Southern 98-66 on Saturday night.

Carl Lucas added 13 points, Michael Clark scored 12 points and Dwayne Harmason had 10 for the Delta Devils (6-11, 4-2 SWAC).

Matthew Miller had 13 points to lead Texas Southern (4-15, 3-3). David Burrell scored 12 points and Raymond Robinson had 10 points.

The Delta Devils shot nearly 58 percent from the field, while the Tigers shot 31 percent. Texas Southern was just 6-of-30 (20 percent) in the first half.

Mississippi Valley, which led 51-26 at halftime, outrebounded Texas Southern 49-37.

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 Miss. Valley St.
S. Speech S. Speech
5-7,  14 Pts
8 Rebs, 7 Assists
 Texas Southern
O. Abiakam O. Abiakam
3-5,  6 Pts
8 Rebs, 0 Assists

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