Florida vs Mississippi State Final: 62-51 - Recap
|Florida vs Mississippi State Final: 62-51 - Recap|
Florida earned a 62-51 victory over Mississippi State on Thursday, getting 16 points from Casey Prather at Humphrey Coliseum.
Bettors who backed Florida were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 12.5.
Florida got 12 points from Patric Young and another 9 points from Michael Frazier II. Scottie Wilbekin contributed 8 assists, while Dorian Finney-Smith cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Mississippi State got 15 points from Colin Borchert in a losing cause and another 12 points from Craig Sword. Fred Thomas contributed 2 assists for them, while Roquez Johnson had 8 rebounds.
Florida led at halftime, 27-26.
Florida won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-30.