FLORENCE, Ala. -- Mervin James had 20 points and 10 rebounds as North Alabama romped past Mississippi Valley State 73-50 on Wednesday.
Jamari Blackmon, who led the Lions in scoring entering the contest with 16 points per game, shot only 13 percent in the game (1 of 8).
Caleb Hunter, the Delta Devils' second leading scorer coming into the matchup at 11 points per game, shot only 20 percent for the game (3 of 15).
North Alabama takes on Morehead State at home on Saturday. Mississippi Valley State looks for its first win against North American at home on Saturday.
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