Bench leads MVSU to 72-60 upset of Alabama St.
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP)—Chris Watson scored 17 points and Larry Cox had 12 points and 12 rebounds as Mississippi Valley State upset Alabama State 72-60 Saturday night.
The Delta Devils (8-13, 6-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) put together a 14-3 run near the end of the first half and led the Hornets (12-8, 8-2) 45-33 at halftime.
Carl Lucas scored 13 for MVSU off the bench and helped the Delta Devils’ reserves outscore the Hornets’ bench 38-16.
Brandon Brooks led Alabama State with 16 points, Andrew Hayles had 14 and Chief Kickingstallionsims added 10.