MissSt 31 50 81
Lsu 42 50 92
Date of game: 2/19/2014

Recap: LSU vs. Miss State

Baton Rouge, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jarell Martin tallied 20 points and eight rebounds as the LSU Tigers easily defeated the Mississippi State Bulldogs, 92-81, in an SEC clash at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Jordan Mickey had 19 points for the Tigers (16-9, 7-6 SEC), who snapped a two game losing skid. Shavon Coleman added 18 points, Andre Stringer scored 14, and Anthony Hickey chipped in 13.

Craig Sword netted a career-high 33 points on 11-of-16 shooting for the Bulldogs (13-13, 3-10), who have lost eight straight games. Trivante Bloodman and Roquez Johnson each finished with 11 points while Gavin Ware registered a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

LSU made 46.7 percent of its shots from the field in the first period and went 11-of-12 from the free-throw line, as it led 42-31 at halftime. Mississippi State shot 37.5 percent on its field goal attempts in the period.

In the second half, the Tigers held onto their lead as they connected on 55.2 percent of their field goal tries, despite the Bulldogs draining 60.7 percent of their shots, pushing its lead to 20, a deficit Mississppi State could not overcome.

Despite losing, the Bulldogs' bench outscored the Tigers' reserves, 26-16.

Game Notes

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If ever there was doubt about the Missouri Valley Football Conference being the top conference in the FCS, Illinois State provided a reminder on Saturday.

Lions clinch playoff spot

Landover, MD (Sports Network) - The Detroit Lions clinched a playoff spot on Saturday due to the Philadelphia Eagles' loss to the Washington Redskins.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Anthony to play in Knicks-Suns tilt

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will play in Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns after sitting out the team's previous outing due to soreness in his left knee.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the bench during the second period of Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames and had to be helped to the locker room.

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