STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Keion Bell scored 24 points, Jabari Brown added 20 and Missouri easily defeated Mississippi State 78-36 on Wednesday night. Missouri (18-6, 7-4) jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the opening minutes and led 34-10 by halftime. It took Mississippi State (7-16, 2-9) more than nine minutes to score its first basket -- a 3-pointer by Colin Borchert -- but by then the game was basically finished.
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