Collins leads Mississippi Valley State against Alcorn State after 21-point showing

Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils (3-21, 2-8 SWAC) at Alcorn State Braves (11-11, 8-2 SWAC)

Lorman, Mississippi; Monday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Mississippi Valley State visits the Alcorn State Braves after Terry Collins scored 21 points in Mississippi Valley State’s 82-78 victory over the Jackson State Tigers.

The Braves have gone 5-1 in home games. Alcorn State is seventh in the SWAC with 28.5 points per game in the paint led by Dominic Brewton averaging 6.3.

The Delta Devils are 2-8 in SWAC play. Mississippi Valley State is 0-1 in games decided by less than 4 points.

The Braves and Delta Devils meet Monday for the first time in conference play this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Brewton is scoring 13.6 points per game and averaging 3.9 rebounds for the Braves. Dekedran Thorn is averaging 1.4 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Alcorn State.

Collins is shooting 31.3% from beyond the arc with 2.2 made 3-pointers per game for the Delta Devils, while averaging 14.1 points and 1.5 steals. Rayquan Brown is averaging 9.9 points and 5.1 rebounds over the past 10 games for Mississippi Valley State.

LAST 10 GAMES: Braves: 8-2, averaging 73.7 points, 33.6 rebounds, 10.3 assists, 7.4 steals and 2.3 blocks per game while shooting 43.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 68.3 points per game.

Delta Devils: 2-8, averaging 67.5 points, 28.0 rebounds, 10.0 assists, 10.2 steals and 2.4 blocks per game while shooting 42.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 73.1 points.


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