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

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Mississippi vs. Mississippi State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Mississippi 67
(21-8, 6-7 away)
Mississippi State 73
(8-20, 7-8 home)
Venue: Humphrey Coliseum
5:00PM ET / 2:00PM PT, March 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Mississippi 30 37 67
Mississippi State 34 39 73
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Mississippi M Holloway 22 M Holloway 19 D Millinghaus 4
Mississippi State C Borchert 21 C Borchert 7 C Sword 9

Despite being huge underdogs on Saturday, Mar. 2, Mississippi State upset Ole Miss 73-67 in SEC action. The Bulldogs tie the season series against Ole Miss at 1-1 with the win. The Bulldogs got the win with a season-high 21 points and seven rebounds from Colin Borchert. Craig Sword had seven points and added nine assists (4 Reb 4 Stl). Murphy Holloway registered a double-double for the Rebels on a game-high 22 points and 19 rebounds. Next up for Mississippi State (8-20, 3-13 SEC) is South Carolina (13-15, 3-12 SEC) on Wednesday, Mar. 6 on the road.

Mississippi State Game Notes

  • MState beat the spread by 18 points. That makes the 10th time this season the Bulldogs have beaten the spread.
  • The Bulldogs have won 83 percent of the time this season (5-1) after recording 40 or more rebounds.
  • MState has won every game this season (6-0) after holding an opponent to under 33.8 percent field goal percentage.
  • The Bulldogs set a season high for free throws made (27).
  • The last time MState recorded at least 27 free throws made was Mar 16, 2010 against Jackson State.
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--MState has a -3.9 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Craig Sword recorded a team season high in assists with nine.
  • The top two scorers (Colin Borchert and Gavin Ware) accounted for 45.2 percent of the points.
  • Colin Borchert has led the team in rebounding in nine out of 28 games this season.
  • This marks the first 20-point game of Colin Borchert's career.

Ole Miss Game Notes

  • Murphy Holloway recorded a team season high in field goals made with 11, rebounds with 19, and offensive rebounds with nine.
  • Marshall Henderson tallied a team season high in three pointers attempted with 18.
  • Murphy Holloway accounted for 32.8 percent of the team's points.
  • Murphy Holloway accounted for 43.1 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Murphy Holloway has led the team in scoring seven times and in rebounding 20 times in 29 games this season.
  • This marks the eighth 20-point game of Murphy Holloway's career.
  • Murphy Holloway has six straight double-digit point games.
  • Murphy Holloway recorded a double-double. It was his 12th this season and 37th of his career.
  • Murphy Holloway set a career high with nine offensive rebounds.
  • Marshall Henderson has 25 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the sixth foul out of the season for Reginald Buckner.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for LaDarius White.
MISS PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Murphy Holloway3622191502
BD. Millinghaus21714301
BM. Henderson311631101
C+R. Buckner29561253
C+LaDarius White20660001
CNick Williams20421100
-M. Newby5012001
D+Terry Brutus11030000
D+Jarvis Summers27702116
MState PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Colin Borchert302173103
ACraig Sword32749417
AT. Bloodman22952001
B+Gavin Ware261260000
BRoquez Johnson231050101
C+Fred Thomas25442131
CJalen Steele301010104
DT. Cunningham12020001

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