No. 23 Mississippi 93,
Mississippi State 75: Marshall Henderson scored 31 points, including
six 3-pointers, as the Rebels snapped a two-game losing streak with a
rout of the visiting Bulldogs.
Mississippi (18-4, 7-2 SEC) shot 50.8 percent from the field for the game, leading most of the way. Murphy
Holloway was 9-of-12 from the field on his way to 24 points, while
Reginald Buckner had 12 and Jarvis Summers added 11 for the Rebels.
Mississippi State (7-14, 2-7)
lost for the seventh straight time after opening the SEC season with
two wins. It's the first time the Bulldogs have lost seven straight
Craig Sword had 17 points to lead
Mississippi State, while Jalen Steele and Fred Thomas added 15 and 13
The Bulldogs opened the scoring
with a hoop by Gavin Ware 18 seconds into the game, but
Mississippi went on a 19-0 run. The lead was never less than 10 after that point.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Despite the loss,
the Bulldogs scored their season high in points in SEC play. … The
Rebels were outrebounded 38-35 but improved to 5-1 when being
outrebounded by their opponent. … It doesn't get easier for
Mississippi State, which travels to take on No. 2 Florida on
Saturday. Mississippi next hits the road to face No. 20 Missouri on