Boxscore
Mississippi St. 53, Texas-San Antonio 42
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Humphrey Coliseum, Starkville, Mississippi
Officials - Anthony Jordan, Keith Kimble, Ted Valentine
Attendance - 6021

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Texas-San Antonio 17 25 42
Mississippi St. 23 30 53

Recap


Mississippi State 53, Texas-San Antonio 42: Wendell Lewis came off the bench to score 11 of his team-high 20 points in the second half as the host Bulldogs pulled away from the Roadrunners.

Lewis shot 8-for-9 from the field and Colin Borchert added a team-high 10 rebounds for Mississippi State (3-5), which won for the third time in as many home outings.

Kannon Burrage recorded a team-high 15 points despite going 4-for-18 from the field for Texas-San Antonio (3-5), which has dropped four in a row.

After Jeromie Hill's dunk trimmed Mississippi State's lead to 26-23, Lewis made a pair of layups and sank three free throws to highlight his team's 13-6 run.

Craig Sword drilled a jumper to push the Bulldogs' advantage to 44-34 before blocking a 3-point attempt on the defensive end. Mississippi State wasn't threatened the rest of the way.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Mississippi State prevented its first 2-6 start to a season since the 1950-51 campaign. ... Texas-San Antonio shot just 24 percent from the field in the first half, but only trailed by six (23-17) at intermission. ... Former Mississippi State RHP Chris Stratton, who was selected by the San Francisco Giants in the first round of the 2012 MLB draft, was in attendance.

Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Larry Wilkins 27:00 2-3 0-0 0-1 4 4 8 1 1 1 2 0 4
Jeromie Hill 37:00 3-12 1-6 1-2 3 4 7 0 2 2 2 1 8
Jordan Sims 31:00 0-7 0-6 0-0 1 8 9 0 1 2 1 0 0
A.J. Price 31:00 1-4 1-3 0-0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 0 3
Kannon Burrage 37:00 4-18 3-8 4-6 1 4 5 1 3 0 6 0 15
Edrico McGregor 9:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 2 0 2 1 2 1 1 0 2
Hyjii Thomas 20:00 4-10 2-6 0-0 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 10
Tyler Wood 6:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Tank Mayberry 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 15-55 7-29 5-9 12 21 33 6 15 6 19 2 42
  27.3% 24.1% 55.6% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 19

Mississippi St. Bulldogs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Roquez Johnson 25:00 3-9 1-2 0-1 2 1 3 0 3 1 2 1 7
Trivante Bloodman 30:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 5 2 2 2 0 0
Gavin Ware 14:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 0 5 5 0 1 1 0 0 0
Craig Sword 30:00 5-9 0-2 3-6 0 2 2 3 4 1 6 1 13
Fred Thomas 32:00 3-10 2-8 1-2 0 3 3 0 0 3 2 3 9
Wendell Lewis 26:00 8-9 0-0 4-5 2 3 5 0 0 1 1 0 20
Tyson Cunningham 17:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 2 0 0 1 0 0
Colin Borchert 26:00 2-5 0-1 0-0 1 9 10 1 2 0 2 2 4
TOTAL 200 21-46 3-13 8-14 6 25 31 11 12 9 16 7 53
  45.7% 23.1% 57.1% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 16