Missouri vs Mississippi State Recap - Missouri Wins 78-36

Missouri vs Mississippi State Recap - Missouri Wins 78-36

The battle between Missouri and Mississippi State didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Mississippi State was handed a 78-36 defeat on Wednesday at Humphrey Coliseum.

Missouri was a 12.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Keion Bell had 24 points for Missouri and Jabari Brown chipped in with 20 points. Phil Pressey had 8 assists for them, while Alex Oriakhi was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Mississippi State got 13 points from Trivante Bloodman in a losing cause and another 7 points from Gavin Ware. Fred Thomas contributed 2 assists for them, while Colin Borchert had 5 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Missouri were victorious, as the score was 34-10 at the break.

Missouri won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-25.