Auburn 25 49 74
MissSt 34 48 82
Date of game: 1/22/2014

Recap: Miss State vs. Auburn

Starkville, MS (SportsNetwork.com) - Roquez Johnson paced four teammates in double figures with 18 points, as the Mississippi State Bulldogs downed the Auburn Tigers, 82-74, in an SEC bout at Humphrey Coliseum.

Colin Borchert scored 17 points on 6-of-12 from the field, including 3-of-7 from 3-point range for Mississippi State (13-5, 3-2 SEC), which has won three of four. Fred Thomas and Trivante Bloodman netted 14 and 13 points, respectively, while Craig Sword dished out eight assists.

For Auburn (8-8, 0-5), KT Harrell led all scorers with 24 points on 9-of-17 from the floor (4-of-8 from beyond the arc). Tahj Shamsid-Deen had 17 points, while Asauhn Dixon-Tatum (12 points, 13 rebounds) and Allen Payne (12 points, 10 rebounds) both registered double-doubles.

Auburn outpaced Mississippi State from the field in the first half, 50 percent to 48.1 percent, but the Bulldogs took a 34-25 lead into intermission by shooting 5-of-11 from 3-point range. The Tigers were just 1-of-6 from long distance in the opening 20 minutes.

Mississippi State led throughout the second stanza. Auburn brought its deficit to just one with 4:39 remaining on a Chris Denson layup, but the Bulldogs ended the threat with seven unanswered points.

The Bulldogs shot 28-of-34 from the free-throw line in the second half to help put the game away, making them 31-of-43 for the game. Auburn shot 92.3 percent at the line but only had 13 attempts.

Game Notes

Dorm Report: West Virginia goes wild, not so wonderful

There was quite a bit of hitting on the field at Milan Puskar Stadium last weekend, but almost as much action took place in the streets just outside in the hours following West Virginia's upset of visiting Baylor.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: NASCAR's elite eight move on

The Eliminator Round in the new Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins this weekend at Martinsville Speedway, with the playoff field now trimmed to eight drivers.

Extra Points: Manning is all business

Peyton Manning is revered by millions of NFL fans but those same enthusiasts who worship at the altar of perhaps the greatest quarterback in league history probably wouldn't want to invite him to their next party.

Maddon leaving Rays after 9 seasons

Joe Maddon ended his tenure as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays after nine seasons by exercising an opt-out clause in his contract, the team said Friday.

Varlamov to play on Friday

Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy said that goaltender Semyon Varlamov will start Friday's home game against the Vancouver Canucks.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.