ITTA BENA, Miss. – Terrence Joyner scored 14 points and Mississippi Valley State routed Prairie View A&M 96-63 on Saturday.
The Delta Devils (6-13, 5-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) are off to their best conference start since the 2005-06 team went 6-1.
Falando Jones added 12 points and Paul Crosby had 10 points and eight rebounds for the Delta Devils, who have won four games in a row and five of their past six.
The Delta Devils led 50-35 at halftime and were not threatened in the second half. MVSU shot well, making 34 of 70 from the field (48.6 percent), including 12 of 30 (40 percent) from 3-point range.
Prairie View (5-14, 2-4) dropped its second straight game and fourth in the past five. Trant Simpson scored 14 points and Duwan Kornegay chipped in 12 for the Tigers, who shot 38.6 percent (22 of 57) from the field.