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NCAA Game Summary - Tennessee at Mississippi State



(Wednesday, February 26th)

Final Score: Tennessee 75, Mississippi State 68

Starkville, MS (SportsNetwork.com) - Jordan McRae tallied 29 points and 10 rebounds for the double-double as the Tennessee Volunteers outlasted the Mississippi State Bulldogs, 75-68, in a Southeastern Conference matchup at Humphrey Coliseum.

Jarnell Stokes contributed 14 points and nine rebounds in the win, while Jeronne Maymon netted 10 points with 11 rebounds for Tennessee (17-11, 8-7 SEC). The Volunteers have won two of their last three games.

Roquez Johnson scored 19 points to pace Mississippi State (13-15, 3-12). Fred Thomas chipped in 18 points and six boards in the loss, which was the 10th consecutive defeat for the Bulldogs.

Tennessee connected on 45.2 percent of its field goal attempts in the first half, including 3-of-9 from 3-point distance, and took a 35-24 lead into the half. Mississippi State hit 34.6 percent of its shots in the frame, including 1-of-7 from deep.

The Volunteers dropped their shooting accuracy down to 34.3 percent in the second half, which included 3-of-12 from 3-point range. Tennessee did hit 13-of-16 from the free-throw line, though. The Bulldogs drained 50 percent of their attempts in the period, but only could make up four points from the 11- point first-half Tennessee lead.

Tennessee held the advantage in points in the paint, 36-32, and outscored the Bulldogs from 3-point range, 18-9. Mississippi State won the battle in bench points, 25-11.

02/27 00:27:27 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
STJ 68
DUKE 77
Half
NCSU 42
ND 30
 
Final
CHI 84
MIA 96
Final
CLE 108
OKC 98
Half
NOP 61
DAL 56
 
Half
ORL 49
IND 51
 
Half
PHO 57
LAC 55
 
Half
ATL 61
MIN 47
 
1st
TOR 14
DET 9
 
1st
SAN 12
MIL 8
 
8:00pm Tonight
GSW
BOS
8:00pm Tonight
DEN
WAS
9:30pm Tonight
LAL
HOU
Final
UCONN 66
SFLA 53
Final
GT 62
BC 64
Final
VT 47
UVA 50
Final
OSU 82
IND 70
Final
UCF 46
CIN 56
Final
WICHS 74
DRAK 40
Final
STJ 68
DUKE 77
Final
MAR 73
FAIR 67
 
Final
HART 61
MAINE 70
 
Final
MAN 71
MON 64
 
Final
PRIN 96
ROWAN 48
 
Final
SIENA 55
PETE 69
 
Final
RIU 53
BONA 48
Final
BING 54
USB 61
 
Final
MLOWELL 50
VERM 61
 
Final
BUT 77
SHU 57
Final
SALA 55
YALE 72
 
Final
PITT 68
LOU 80
Final
ILLST 53
NIOWA 54
Final
GTDNS 69
UMBC 55
 
Final
IONA 87
NIAG 64
 
1st
TENST 25
BEL 16
 
Half
NCSU 42
ND 30
 
1st
VILL 15
CREI 4
 
7:30pm Tonight
MD
NW
8:30pm Tonight
UTAH
WASH
2nd Intermission
TEAMFOLI 8
TEAMTOEWS 11
 
8:15pm Tonight
CARTER
IRVIN