The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils had a rough one on Friday night against the Utah Utes in college hoops. Utah came away with a 149-43 victory in Salt Lake City. That’s a 94-point win.
Believe it or not, Mississippi Valley State is actually a Division I college basketball team, and this game sets the all-time record for largest margin of victory over a D-I team.
Utah has closed out a record-setting 143-49 win over Mississippi Valley State.
It is the largest margin of victory (94) over a D-I opponent all-time (first tracked in 1938-39, the season of the first NCAA Tournament).
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) November 9, 2019
Utah wins 143-49. The 94 point win sets the all-time record for D-I vs D-I margin of victory. (Previous: Tulsa 141-50 over Prairie View, 12/7/95)
— Ken Pomeroy (@kenpomeroy) November 9, 2019
Mississippi Valley State ranked 350th of 353 on Ken Pomeroy’s rankings of college basketball teams last season, and if Friday night is any indication, don’t expect the Delta Devils to move up that list this time around.