Mississippi State vs. LSU: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Mississippi State vs. LSU: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Mississippi State 68
(7-17, 1-10 away)
LSU 80
(15-8, 12-2 home)
Venue: Pete Maravich Center
5:00PM ET / 2:00PM PT, February 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Mississippi State 28 40 68
LSU 41 39 80
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Mississippi State C Sword 25 G Ware 7 C Sword 4
LSU C Carmouche 21 J O`Bryant III 11 J O`Bryant III 8

Mississippi State took a home loss to LSU 80-68 in conference play in a game where the Tigers scored 36 points from behind the arc. The Bulldogs are now 0-2 against LSU this season. Craig Sword got a season-high 25 points on 64.3 percent shooting in the loss. Colin Borchert had 11 points and added four rebounds (4 Stl 3 Blk). Johnny O`Bryant III registered a double-double for the Tigers on 10 points and 11 rebounds. The Bulldogs are on a five-game losing streak. The next game will be on Wednesday, Feb. 20 when Mississippi State (7-17, 2-10 SEC) heads to Alabama (17-8, 9-3 SEC).

Mississippi State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 4:28 left to go.
  • MState beat the spread by 0.5 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Bulldogs have beaten the spread.
  • Mississippi State has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-4) after recording 24 or fewer rebounds.
  • When the opposition records 80 or more total points this season, Mississippi State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-7).
  • When the opposition records 30 or more field goals made this season, Mississippi State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-9).
  • When the opposition records 12 or more three-pointers this season, Mississippi State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • MState set a season low for turnovers (nine).
  • Mississippi State has been outshot by their opponents in free throw percentage for the past six games.
  • Craig Sword recorded a team season high in points with 25 and field goals made with nine.
  • Craig Sword accounted for 36.7 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Gavin Ware and Colin Borchert) accounted for 45.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • Craig Sword has led the team in scoring in five out of 24 games this season.
  • Gavin Ware has led the team in rebounding in 16 out of 24 games this season.
  • This marks the first 20-point game of Craig Sword's career.

LSU Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Charles Carmouche and Andrew Del Piero) accounted for 42.5 percent of the points.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III accounted for 30.5 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Charles Carmouche has led the team in scoring four times in 23 games this season.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III has led the team in rebounding 12 times in 23 games this season.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III recorded the 16th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III has nine straight double-digit point games.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III recorded a double-double. It was his 11th this season and 13th of his career.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III set a career high with eight assists.
  • This marks the fifth 20-point game of Charles Carmouche's career.
  • Charles Carmouche set a career high with five three-pointers.
MState PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ACraig Sword262504022
B+Colin Borchert301142432
B+Gavin Ware251071010
CRoquez Johnson25631002
CT. Cunningham22610001
CFred Thomas27510010
C-T. Bloodman33530202
DBaxter Price12011000
LSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+J. O`Bryant III3610118012
AC. Carmouche232151002
AMalik Morgan20575102
AAnthony Hickey331026201
BAndre Stringer341032100
BA. Del Piero251340031
BShavon Coleman13711100
C+Jalen Courtney6230000
-Corban Collins6001011

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