ITTA BENA, Miss. -- Trey Bateaste ran for three touchdowns, all in the first half, and Mississippi Valley State University coasted to an easy 33-9 victory over Alcorn State on Saturday in a Southwestern Athletic Conference game.
The Delta Devils (3-6, 3-4) routed their SWAC East Division foe with ease. Bateaste's three touchdowns gave Mississippi Valley State a comfortable 20-3 lead at halftime. When quarterback Garrick Jones scrambled for 16 yards to score late in the third quarter, it was up to 27-3.
For Alcorn State (3-6, 3-4), the Braves' only touchdown came on a 55-yard pass from John Gibbs to Anthony Williams III in the fourth quarter. Mississippi Valley State's Cortez Frizell finally capped off the day's scoring with a 45-yard touchdown run with 36 seconds left to play.
For the Delta Devils, the lopsided victory ended their five-game losing streak to Alcorn State.
Pat Fitzgerald is making even more history with his alma mater.The former Northwestern linebacker and current coach continues to add to his impressive list of accomplishments with the program, once again putting his mark on the record book by playing a prominent role in a 10-win season.
Jacoby Brissett run for 12 yds to the NCSt 41 for a 1ST down
Postgame interview with USC interim HC Clay Helton
Wisconsin quarterback Joel Stave scanned for his receiver in the left flat and delivered a screen pass that was promptly intercepted and returned for a touchdown by Minnesota defensive back Briean Boddy-Calhoun.
Nick Weiler 38 yd FG GOOD
Alvin Kamara run for 13 yds to the Tenn 47 for a 1ST down
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