The Delta Devils trailed by as many as 11 points before going into the break with a 32-24 deficit. Zachary Hamilton's 3-pointer gave PVAMU a nine-point lead with 16 minutes to play, but Davis answered with a 3 to spark a 13-5 spurt that gave MVSU its first lead at 50-49 when Davis hit another 3. Gary Blackston's 3 for the Panthers made it 56-all, but Emmanuel Ejeh answered with a put-back dunk and then made two free throws with 6:34 remaining and the Delta Devils led the rest of the way.
Hamilton made a 3 to pull PVAMU (11-17, 8-6) within three points with 2:47 left, but MVSU hit 9-of-10 free throws from there to seal it.
Blackston finished with 22 points, Dennis Jones scored 18 and Hamilton 17, including five 3-pointers, for the Panthers.
Rocket Watts, the No. 27 overall prospect in the 2019 class, has committed to Michigan State.
UNC Wilmington will open its preseason basketball practices at North Carolina due to lingering effects of Hurricane Florence.
Guard Miles Wilson has been dismissed from the Miami Hurricanes' men's basketball program for failing to meet team expectations.