Southeastern Conference Tournament - Mississippi Downs Mississippi State 78-66 - Match Report
Mississippi grabbed a 78-66 win over Mississippi State on Thursday, behind a 21-point effort from Jarvis Summers at Georgia Dome.
Mississippi won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9.5-point spread as favorites.
Mississippi got 21 points from Marshall Henderson and another 10 points from Anthony Perez. Jarvis Summers contributed 6 assists, while Demarco Cox cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Mississippi State got 16 points from Fred Thomas in a losing cause and another 16 points from Craig Sword. Craig Sword contributed 3 assists for them, while Gavin Ware had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Mississippi State were victorious, as the score was 44-35 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Mississippi State as they grabbed 36 boards, while Mississippi only had 35.