SEC Tournament - Mississippi State vs South Carolina Wrap - Mississippi State Wins 70-59
Mississippi State earned a 70-59 victory over South Carolina on Wednesday, getting 21 points from Fred Thomas at Bridgestone Arena.
Mississippi State was the ATS victor, as they covered the 5.5-point spread as an underdog.
Mississippi State got 11 points from Colin Borchert and another 11 points from Roquez Johnson. Craig Sword contributed 4 assists, while Colin Borchert cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
South Carolina got 13 points from Bruce Ellington in a losing cause and another 11 points from Laimonas Chatkevicius. Brenton Williams contributed 4 assists for them, while Brian Steele had 7 rebounds.
Mississippi State hit the break leading 32-21 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored South Carolina as they grabbed 36 boards, while Mississippi State only had 34.