MissSt 26 26 52
Texasam 26 46 72
Date of game: 2/5/2014

Recap: Texas A&M vs. Miss State

College Station, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Jamal Jones paced all scorers with 20 points, as the Texas A&M Aggies used a strong second half to run past the Mississippi State Bulldogs, 72-52, in an SEC matchup at Reed Arena.

Jones shot 7-of-14 from the field, including 4-of-8 from 3-point range for Texas A&M (13-9, 4-5 SEC), which snapped out of a five-game losing streak. Kourtney Roberson scored 14 points, Shawn Smith netted 10 and Alex Caruso dished out 10 assists.

For Mississippi State (13-9, 3-6), losers of four straight, Craig Sword and Fred Thomas both finished with 10 points.

A tightly-contested first half ended in a 26-26 tie, with Mississippi State making 40.9 percent of its field goal tries to Texas A&M's 35.5 percent.

The Aggies caught fire after halftime with a 69.2 percent showing from the floor, pulling away with a 20-2 run.

Mississippi State committed 17 turnovers, which turned into 22 Texas A&M points. The Aggies coughed the ball up just six times, leading to just one point for the Bulldogs.

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