Las Vegas Classic - Mississippi State vs South Florida Wrap - Mississippi State Wins 71-66
Mississippi State grabbed a 71-66 win over South Florida on Sunday, behind a 14-point effort from Fred Thomas at Orleans Arena.
Mississippi State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4-point spread as underdogs.
Mississippi State got 11 points from Colin Borchert and another 10 points from Craig Sword. I.J. Ready contributed 7 assists, while Gavin Ware cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
South Florida got 17 points from Victor Rudd in a losing cause and another 16 points from Corey Allen Jr.. Corey Allen Jr. contributed 4 assists for them, while Victor Rudd had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Mississippi State were victorious, as the score was 38-35 at the break.
Mississippi State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-31.