Caleb Hunter scored 32 points that included five 3-pointers and Mississippi Valley State University defeated North American University 124-70 in the Delta Devils’ home opener on Saturday.

Michael Green added 27 points, Jordan Lyons 13, Zachary Barnes 11 and Cossy Kowouto 10 for the Delta Devils (1-7), who shot 59 percent, scored 29 points off 33 Stallion turnovers and outscored the visitors 66-8 in the paint.

Francisco Martinez led the Stallions from Houston with 28 points, including seven 3-pointers. Bishop Ozan and Jacquez McQueen added 11 points each.

MVSU led 58-37 at halftime.

The Delta Devils shot 59 percent (52 of 88) from the field, 35 percent (11 of 31) from three-point range, and 64 percent (9 of 14) on their free throws compared to 40 percent (22 of 54) shooting on field goals, 36 percent (12 of 33) on three-point  attempts, and 70 percent (14 of 20) on free throws.

MVSU returns to the road on Friday at Missouri State at 7 p.m.

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