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Final

Mississippi St 56

(15-7, 2-6 SEC)

(14) LSU 65

(17-4, 6-2 SEC)

8:00 PM ET, January 30, 2014

Pete Maravich Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

1 2 T
MSST 26 3056
#14LSU 21 4465

Top Performers

Mississippi State: K. May 12 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

LSU: S. McKinney 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

No. 14 LSU holds off Mississippi State 65-56

Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Shanece McKinney didn't miss a shot en route to a career-high 19 points to lead No. 14 LSU to a 65-56 win over Mississippi State on Thursday.

McKinney had 7 baskets and 5 free throws as the Tigers (17-4, 6-2) heated up in the second half. After making just 8 of 22 shots in the first half, when they trailed 26-21, the Tigers went 17 of 26 (63 percent) in the second half.

Raigyne Moncrief added 17 points and Jeanne Kenney 13 with 7 assists for LSU.

Katia May led the Bulldogs (15-7, 2-6) with 12 points.

McKinney had 6 points in an early second half run of 12-3 that gave LSU the lead for good at 41-34. Dominique Dillingham hit a 3 that pulled MSU within 58-54 with 2:37 left but the rally stalled out.

After coming 15 turnovers in the first half, LSU finished with 19.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MSST
LSU
Points 56 65
FG Made-Attempted 17-49 (.347) 25-48 (.521)
3P Made-Attempted 5-20 (.250) 2-6 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 17-22 (.773) 13-17 (.765)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

Game Leaders

 
MSST
LSU
PointsK. May 12S. McKinney 19
ReboundsM. Alwal 7S. McKinney 7
AssistsK. May 4J. Kenney 7
StealsM. Alwal 4D. Harden 4
BlocksM. Alwal 3T. Plaisance 4

2013-14 Season

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