Mississippi State vs Mississippi Wrap - Mississippi Wins 41-24
Jeff Scott ran for 111 yards as Mississippi handled Mississippi State by a score of 41-24 on Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
The Rebels were a 1-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 54.5.
Bo Wallace completed 15 of 22 pass attempts for 294 yards for the Rebels in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Bulldogs defense.
LaDarius Perkins rushed for 45 yards for Mississippi State, while Nick Griffin added 10 yards. Tyler Russell threw for 268 yards for the Bulldogs, while receivers Chad Bumphis and Chris Smith had 146 and 52 yards respectively.
Mississippi State was outgained by Mississippi 527-333 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-17 by the Rebels.
Mississippi State lost the time of possession battle 31:41/28:19, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.