Mississippi St. 79, Arkansas 59
Saturday, March 3, 2012 5:00 PM
Humphrey Coliseum, Starkville, Mississippi
Tony Greene, Ron Groover, Mike Nance
Final Scoring Summary
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.
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