Bench leads MVSU to 72-60 upset of Alabama St.

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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.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Alabama St.
Brandon Brooks Brandon Brooks
8-14,  16 Pts
3 Rebs, 5 Assists
 Miss. Valley St.
Chris Watson Chris Watson
5-13,  17 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists

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