Boxscore
Mississippi St. 78, Vanderbilt 77
Saturday, January 21, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Memorial Gym, Nashville, Tennessee
Officials - Tony Greene, Ron Groover, Kevin Scott
Attendance - 14316

Final Scoring Summary

FinalOT 1 2 X T
Mississippi St. 28 40 10 78
Vanderbilt 39 29 9 77

Recap


Dee Bost scored 24 points as No. 15 Mississippi State rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit and ended host Vanderbilt’s eight-game winning streak with a 78-77 victory in overtime Saturday.

Bost scored the go-ahead basket with 53 seconds left in overtime. Arnett Moultrie had 21 points and 14 rebounds for the Bulldogs (16-4, 3-2 SEC).

After Vanderbilt’s Brad Tinsley missed a short jumper in the lane with five seconds remaining, Moultrie got the rebound and was fouled, but missed the front end of a one-and-one with 2.8 seconds remaining.

Vanderbilt’s John Jenkins, the SEC’s leading scorer, missed a 3-pointer from the right wing at the buzzer.

The Bulldogs trailed by 13 points late in the first half and 39-28 at intermission before they scored 14 unanswered points in the first three minutes of the second half, with Rodney Hood’s 3-pointer giving them a 42-39 lead.

Down 68-62 with 1:57 to play, Vanderbilt (14-5, 4-1) scored the final six points of regulation. Jenkins’ 3-pointer with 32 seconds left tied the game at 68.

Jenkins led the Commodores with 21 points while Festus Ezeli had 12 points and 14 rebounds.

Mississippi St. Bulldogs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Dee Bost 43:00 8-14 3-6 5-6 0 5 5 4 2 1 4 0 24
Brian Bryant 33:00 1-7 0-1 0-2 3 5 8 3 0 2 2 0 2
Rodney Hood 41:00 2-7 1-3 2-2 0 2 2 3 0 0 1 0 7
Arnett Moultrie 45:00 7-16 0-0 7-9 3 11 14 0 1 4 1 1 21
Renardo Sidney 20:00 4-10 1-2 0-2 1 0 1 2 4 3 0 1 9
Wendell Lewis 21:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 2 1 3 0 2 0 1 0 0
Jalen Steele 21:00 5-8 5-8 0-0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 15
Shaun Smith 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 225 27-62 10-20 14-21 10 24 34 12 11 10 10 2 78
  43.5% 50.0% 66.7% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 10

Vanderbilt Commodores

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Festus Ezeli 36:00 5-10 0-0 2-3 2 12 14 0 1 0 2 5 12
Lance Goulbourne 39:00 4-8 4-6 0-0 0 6 6 3 3 1 1 0 12
John Jenkins 39:00 8-17 5-11 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 2 3 0 21
Jeffery Taylor 38:00 7-11 3-5 2-4 2 3 5 3 2 1 2 0 19
Brad Tinsley 32:00 3-8 1-3 0-0 0 0 0 5 2 0 2 0 7
Rod Odom 8:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0
Dai-Jon Parker 10:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 4 4 1 2 0 1 0 0
Steve Tchiengang 9:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0
Kedren Johnson 14:00 2-3 1-1 1-2 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 6
TOTAL 225 29-60 14-27 5-9 5 27 32 16 16 4 13 5 77
  48.3% 51.9% 55.6% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 13
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