A&M Men Struggle Past Mississippi Valley StateSports Monday, November 11th, 2013
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) _ Texas A&M forward Kourtney Roberson scored a career-high 24 points as the Aggies eased past Mississippi Valley State 91-67 on Monday night.
The Aggies led 33-16 with 5:43 left in the first half before the Delta Devils outscored A&M 19-9 heading into the locker room. The Delta Devils, who lost 117-62 on Friday at Oklahoma State, at one point narrowed the Aggies’ lead to 58-57 with 11:31 remaining.
While the Delta Devils kept the game close for most of the second half, A&M (2-0) led throughout. Forward Jamal Jones drained a 3-pointer with 5:34 remaining to shove the Aggies to a 75-63 lead, and A&M outscored MVSU 16-4 the rest of the way.
Jones and Alex Caruso followed Roberson in the scoring column with 14 points each.
Anthony McDonald led the Delta Devils (0-2) with 21 points, while Darryl Marshall followed with 13.
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