Boxscore
Mississippi St. 79, Arkansas 59
Saturday, March 3, 2012 5:00 PM
Location - Humphrey Coliseum, Starkville, Mississippi
Officials - Tony Greene, Ron Groover, Mike Nance
Attendance - 8892

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Arkansas 23 36 59
Mississippi St. 37 42 79

Recap


Mississippi State 79, Arkansas 59: Arnett Moultrie had 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Bulldogs defeated the Razorbacks for the 12th straight time at home.

Moultrie made 7 of 9 shots from the floor and was 6 for 6 from the line as Mississippi State (21-10, 8-8 SEC) clinched the No. 6 in the SEC tournament and will meet Georgia in the first round.

The Bulldogs also got 16 points from Dee Bost and 15 points from Brian Bryant, two of three seniors who were honored before the game as par of Senior Day festivities.

Arkansas (18-13, 6-10) was led by B.J. Young, who made 7 of 10 from the field and scored 16. Mardracus Wade added 12 points and Rashad Madden scored 10 for the Razorbacks.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Arkansas was 5 for 7 from the free throw line, while Mississippi State was 15 for 17. ... Arkansas shot only 41.1 percent and Rickey Scott made only 3 of 11 for six points. ... Mississippi State avenged a 98-88 loss to Arkansas in the SEC opener.

Arkansas Razorbacks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Julysses Nobles 12:00 0-4 0-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Michael Sanchez 12:00 1-1 0-0 1-2 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
Rickey Scott 27:00 3-11 0-3 0-0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 6
Mardracus Wade 29:00 4-11 4-10 0-0 1 1 2 0 2 1 2 0 12
Marvell Waithe 19:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 3 3 0 1 0 1 0 0
B.J. Young 22:00 7-10 2-3 0-0 1 1 2 4 4 0 4 0 16
Hunter Mickelson 4:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 2 4 6 0 1 1 0 2 2
Rashad Madden 25:00 4-8 2-4 0-0 0 1 1 3 1 0 3 0 10
Devonta Abron 18:00 2-3 0-0 4-5 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 8
Kikko Haydar 20:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Brandon Mitchell 12:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 0 3 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 200 23-56 8-23 5-7 8 18 26 9 14 2 10 2 59
  41.1% 34.8% 71.4% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 10

Mississippi St. Bulldogs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Dee Bost 35:00 6-12 2-6 2-2 2 4 6 7 2 1 4 0 16
Brian Bryant 30:00 7-8 1-1 0-0 2 2 4 3 1 1 0 1 15
Arnett Moultrie 36:00 7-9 0-0 6-6 3 7 10 2 0 2 1 2 20
Renardo Sidney 22:00 2-5 0-1 1-2 0 5 5 1 0 1 0 1 5
Jalen Steele 28:00 3-8 3-7 3-3 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 12
Rodney Hood 21:00 1-4 0-3 1-2 0 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 3
Wendell Lewis 18:00 2-2 0-0 2-2 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 6
Deville Smith 2:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Taylor Luczak 2:00 1-3 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Charles Parker 2:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Tyson Cunningham 1:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reed Clayton 1:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Baxter Price 1:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Roquez Johnson 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 29-56 6-20 15-17 10 24 34 17 9 6 6 4 79
  51.8% 30.0% 88.2% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 6
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