Hunter Reaches Milestone In Action-Packed Thriller

Game Book

ITTA BENA, Miss. – The Mississippi Valley State University men’s basketball program gained its newest member of the 1,000-career point club as Caleb Hunter went for a Valley-best 16 points in the loss against Jackson State.

The Basics

  • Final Score: Jackson State 69 | Mississippi Valley State 65
  • Records: Mississippi Valley State (1-19, 1-9 SWAC) | Jackson State (5-16, 3-7 SWAC)
  • Location: Itta Bena, Mississippi – R.W. Harrison HPER Complex
  • Series History: Jackson State Leads 60-50
  • Winning Streak: Jackson State (W5) | Mississippi Valley State’s Last Win: March 2, 2019 (60-57)

Mississippi Valley State Top Performers

  • Caleb Hunter led his father’s side with 16 points and three triples while hauling in three rebounds as well. During his 72-game tenure in The Valley, the Detroit native has amassed 1,013 points for an average of 14.1 a night.
  • Devin Gordon put forth his eighth consecutive contest of scoring in double-digits, producing 12 on the evening.
  • Quorien Waldon and Gary Grant shared the club-lead for rebounds with six while the former’s marked a career-best and the latter also contributed 11 points for his fifth game with ten-plus in five attempts.
  • Kadar Waller shot 66.7% from the floor (4-for-6) and dropped 11 points, tallying his third-in-a-row with at least that much while extending his SWAC-high free-throw percentage to 88.5% by tacking on a pair of makes.
  • Elijah Davis was the only Delta Devil with multiple assists, notching three on top of four points and two boards.


  • Hunter eclipsed the elusive milestone with a three-pointer at the 7:33 mark in the first half, giving the Devils a 19-18 advantage.
  • Mississippi Valley won the turnover battle for the 13th time in 20 contests, earning a plus-seven mark as it committed 10 turnovers while forcing 17.

MVSU welcomes its other Mississippi brethren from Lorman on Monday night with tipoff slated for 20 minutes following the conclusion of the women’s matchup.

Follow the Delta Devils and Delta Devilettes on Facebook (Mississippi Valley State Athletics), Twitter (@MVSUDevilSports) and Instagram (@MVSUDevilSports).

#ValleyInMotion | #ForkEm | #LitBena

Become a Member

Your financial support, whether it be through purchasing season tickets, making an annual donation or committing to a major gift, directly benefits Valley’s student-athletes in the classroom and in sports. 

MVSU V Club Contact Info
14000 Highway 82W
Sutton Administration Building Suite 353 Itta Bena, MS 38941
Mailing Address

14000 Highway 82W #5001

Itta Bena, MS 38941


Social Info