Boxscore
Texas 69, Mississippi St. 55
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 2:30 PM
Location - Lahaina Civic Center, Lahaina, Hawaii
Officials - Pat Evans, Joe Lindsay, Ryan Wells
Attendance - 2400

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Mississippi St. 20 35 55
Texas 38 31 69

Recap


Texas 69, Mississippi State 55: Sheldon McClellan scored 19 points and Julien Lewis had 15 as the Longhorns salvaged a victory in a consolation game at the Maui Invitational.

Cameron Ridley - a 6-9, 270-pound freshman center for the Longhorns (3-2) - contributed eight points, 12 rebounds and five blocked shots. McClellan averaged 14.3 points in the three tournament games while Lewis averaged 14.

Mississippi State (1-4) was led by Roquez Johnson with 18 points, six rebounds and six steals. Fred Thomas scored 10 points.

Mississippi State allowed the game's first nine points in its 46-point loss to North Carolina in the tournament opener Monday and the first eight in a 27-point loss to Marquette a day later. The Bulldogs did a better job of staying with the Longhorns early, taking their first lead of the tournament on the game’s first basket.

Texas eventually went on a 20-3 first-half run while the Bulldogs went six minutes without scoring, putting the Longhorns ahead 31-13. Mississippi State never climbed back within single digits.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The six steals by Johnson was the most by a Mississippi State player since Phil Turner also recorded six in 2009. … The Longhorns committed 22 turnovers, including eight by Lewis, but made up for it with 12 blocked shots and 16 offensive rebounds. … Because of injuries and suspensions, Mississippi State brought just eight players to the tournament, including two walk-ons.

Mississippi St. Bulldogs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Wendell Lewis 20:00 1-8 0-0 0-0 2 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 2
Roquez Johnson 36:00 7-12 0-1 4-9 4 2 6 1 3 6 7 1 18
Trivante Bloodman 36:00 2-6 2-2 3-4 1 3 4 1 2 1 4 0 9
Craig Sword 16:00 1-5 0-2 1-2 1 1 2 2 5 3 1 0 3
Fred Thomas 37:00 2-10 1-5 5-5 1 1 2 4 3 1 1 1 10
Tyson Cunningham 30:00 1-2 1-1 2-2 2 2 4 2 3 0 2 0 5
Gavin Ware 24:00 3-8 0-0 2-6 4 3 7 1 0 1 2 0 8
Baxter Price 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 17-51 4-11 17-28 15 13 28 11 19 12 17 2 55
  33.3% 36.4% 60.7% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 17

Texas Longhorns

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Julien Lewis 28:00 6-10 3-4 0-1 2 2 4 2 3 2 8 0 15
Jonathan Holmes 21:00 2-4 1-1 0-0 3 6 9 1 1 1 2 2 5
Javan Felix 30:00 2-7 0-3 3-4 0 1 1 7 4 0 2 0 7
Ioannis Papapetrou 23:00 3-6 1-3 1-2 2 2 4 3 3 1 2 1 8
Cameron Ridley 19:00 3-5 0-0 2-6 6 6 12 0 2 3 1 5 8
Prince Ibeh 19:00 0-1 0-0 0-1 0 1 1 0 4 2 0 3 0
Sheldon McClellan 25:00 7-13 4-5 1-2 1 4 5 0 0 0 2 0 19
Demarcus Holland 20:00 2-4 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 2 3 0 4 0 5
Connor Lammert 15:00 1-2 0-1 0-0 2 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 2
TOTAL 200 26-52 10-18 7-16 16 23 39 15 20 9 22 12 69
  50.0% 55.6% 43.8% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 22