Team preview: Mississippi Valley State

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2003-04 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: November 5, 2003, 3:28 PM ET
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The 2001-2002 season was quite a roller-coaster ride for Mississippi Valley State's men's basketball team.

After a so-so 5-4 start in conference play, the Delta Devils reeled off seven straight victories-including four on the road-to put themselves in position to capture the regular-season title.