HOUSTON -- — Karl Nicholas scored 19 points to lead four in double figures as Texas Southern rolled to an 82-45 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Tuesday night.
Nicholas was 8-of-14 shooting and had nine rebounds. Justin Hopkins added 15 points for the Tigers (8-8, 5-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference). John Walker III had 11 points and Michael Weathers had 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Keiondre Jefferson had 17 points for Mississippi Valley State (1-18, 1-10), which shot 15 of 61 (25%) from the floor and committed 16 turnovers. Terry Collins added 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Delta Devils.
For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP--Top25
Toppin is 'loving' what new transfers bring to Kentucky
UK forward Jacob Toppin explains how the new transfers have provided the necessary spark to be successful and put a subpar 2020 season in the rear-view mirror.
Daimion Collins dunks over Oscar Tshiebwe at Big Blue Madness
Kentucky's Daimion Collins soars over teammate Oscar Tshiebwe during the Big Blue Madness dunk contest.
Kyra Elzy rappels from the rafters at Big Blue Madness
Kentucky women's hoops coach Kyra Elza drops in from the roof and dances with her son at Big Blue Madness.