Mississippi Valley State will open conference play Tuesday, Jan. 3, when they host Arkansas-Pine Bluff in Itta Bena at the Harrison HYPER Complex.
The Delta Devils (1-11), the SWAC's highest scoring team at 63.8 points per game, look to hold off a Golden Lions (1-12) team that is coming off a 81-65 loss at New Mexico State. The last time the two teams met, MVSU shut down Pine Bluff, 88-69, in the final regular season game of the 2010-11 season.
The women's game is set for 5:30 p.m. while the men are slated to tip off at approximately 7:30 p.m.
Student tickets are $5 and $8 for adults.