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Hurts, Cook help Texas Southern beat MVSU 31-0

HOUSTON -- Averion Hurts had 273 yards passing with a career-high three touchdowns, Tylor Cooks scored two first-quarter TDs and Texas Southern beat Mississippi Valley State 31-0 on Saturday night.

Cooks' 1-yard scoring run capped a 10-play, 85-yard drive to open the game. On the ensuing drive, MVSU (0-3, 0-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) went three-and-out and, after a 27-yard punt was downed at midfield, Cooks scored on a 50-yard catch and run that made it 14-0 less than halfway through the first quarter.

Late in the second quarter, Hurts -- older brother of Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts -- hit Austin Watts, on third-and-8, for 49 yards and then two plays later, on third-and-10 from the 12, found Tracy Johnson to give Texas Southern (1-2, 1-1) a 21-0 lead at halftime.

MVSU finished with minus-10 yards rushing on 28 carries and just 160 total yards while converting on 2 of 14 third downs.

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2018 Southwestern Athletic Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Alcorn State1-02-1
Alabama A&M0-01-2
Alabama State0-01-2
Jackson State0-01-1
Mississippi Valley State0-00-2
TEAMCONFOVR
Arkansas-Pine Bluff0-01-2
Prairie View0-01-3
Southern0-01-2
Grambling0-00-2
Texas Southern0-11-2