Florida Gulf Coast vs Mississippi State Wrap - Mississippi State Wins 66-53
Craig Sword scored 17 points leading Mississippi State to a 66-53 victory over Florida Gulf Coast at Humphrey Coliseum on Thursday.
Mississippi State got 12 points from I.J. Ready and another 10 points from Gavin Ware. Andre Applewhite contributed 2 assists, while Roquez Johnson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Florida Gulf Coast got a 15-point performance from Brett Comer, who was supported by 11 points from Chase Fieler. Brett Comer had 3 assists in a losing cause for Florida Gulf Coast, while Jamail Jones grabbed 9 rebounds.
Mississippi State hit the break leading 32-24 before taking care of business in the second half.
Mississippi State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-30.