MissSt 20 35 55
Texas 38 31 69
Date of game: 11/21/2012

Recap: Texas vs. Miss State

Maui, HI (Sports Network) - Sheldon McClellan nailed four 3-pointers en route to 19 points on Wednesday, as the Texas Longhorns downed the Mississippi State Bulldogs, 69-55, in the seventh-place game of the Maui Invitational at the Lahaina Civic Center.

Julien Lewis followed with 15 points and Cameron Ridley donated eight points and 12 rebounds for the Longhorns (3-2), who had lost two straight.

Roquez Johnson led Mississippi State with 18 points, six boards and six steals, while Fred Thomas chipped in 10 points for the Bulldogs (1-4), who have lost three straight.

Mississippi State trailed by just one, 11-10, early in the contest, but the Longhorns ripped off nine straight points to build a double-digit advantage.

Texas pressed the margin to 38-20 heading into the locker room and led by double-digits throughout the second half en route to the victory.

The Longhorns shot 50 percent from the field and made 10-of-18 shots from 3- point range in the win.

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