Southeastern Louisiana vs Mississippi State Recap - Mississippi State Wins 68-62

Mississippi State got 22 points from Craig Sword as they ran past Southeastern Louisiana 68-62 on Friday at BancorpSouth Center.

Mississippi State got 9 points from Gavin Ware and another 9 points from Colin Borchert. I.J. Ready contributed 4 assists, while Colin Borchert cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Southeastern Louisiana got 26 points from Antonnio Benton in a losing cause and another 8 points from Jeffery Ricard. Joshua Filmore contributed 6 assists for them, while Antonnio Benton had 8 rebounds.

Mississippi State trailed at halftime, 33-32.

Mississippi State had a 34-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.