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Perry, Carter lead Mississippi State over Georgia 91-59

Jan. 18, 2020 11:51 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Reggie Perry and Tyson Carter combined for 40 points to lead Mississippi State to an easy 91-59 victory over Georgia on Saturday night. It was the largest margin of victory over Georgia in Mississippi State's program history. Perry collected 22 points, 12 rebounds and six assists...

Mississippi State head coach Ben Howland calls out to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Auburn, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Starkville, Miss. Auburn won 80-68. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State's Howland receives $25,000 fine from SEC

Jan. 17, 2020 4:49 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Mississippi State coach Ben Howland has received a $25,000 fine and a reprimand from the Southeastern Conference for discussing a conversation he had with the league office about the officiating in a loss to LSU last week. SEC officials said Howland violated a league bylaw that...

Mississippi St. cruises to 27-point win over Missouri

Jan. 15, 2020 12:04 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Reggie Perry had 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead Mississippi State to an easy 72-45 victory over Missouri on Tuesday. Perry has now collected nine double-doubles this season and has 18 for his career. Tyson Carter had 15 points while Nick Weatherspoon added 11 for Mississippi...

Mays' buzzer-beater lifts LSU over Mississippi State 60-59

Jan. 11, 2020 11:39 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Skylar Mays hit a jumper from just inside the 3-point line at the buzzer to give LSU a 60-59 victory against Mississippi State in a Southeastern Conference game Saturday. The Tigers (11-4, 3-0) trailed 53-44 with five minutes remaining in the game. LSU scored seven straight points...

Petty leads balanced attack as Alabama tops Mississippi St.

Jan. 8, 2020 10:14 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — John Petty Jr. scored 18 points with four 3-pointers and Alabama beat Mississippi State 90-69 in Tuscaloosa on Wednesday night. The Crimson Tide scored 90 or more points for the fifth straight game, and the Mississippi State offense couldn’t keep up with the Tide's hot...

Auburn center Austin Wiley (50) blocks a shot attempt by Mississippi State guard Tyson Carter (23) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 in Starkville, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

McCormick's 28 keep No. 8 Auburn perfect with 80-68 win

Jan. 4, 2020 8:15 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — No. 8 Auburn kicked off its Southeastern Conference slate with another impressive performance. J'Von McCormick led the way. McCormick scored a career-high 28 points, and the Tigers beat Mississippi State 80-68 on Saturday. Auburn (13-0, 1-0) placed five players in double figures....

Perry lifts Mississippi State over Kent State 96-68

Dec. 30, 2019 11:08 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State sophomore Reggie Perry played his most complete game of the season on Monday and had a career night. Perry set career highs with 26 points and 17 rebounds to lead Mississippi State past Kent State 96-68. Perry was 8 of 16 from the floor and 10 of 14 at the free...

McCants, Gilyard help N.M. St. rebuff Mississippi St. 58-52

Dec. 22, 2019 7:19 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — New Mexico State hasn’t had a signature win all season. They for sure do now, and on the road. Johnny McCants scored a game-high 18 points, including the go-ahead jumper with two minutes left as New Mexico State turned aside a Mississippi State rally to secure a 58-52 win at...

Mississippi State holds off hot-shooting Radford, 77-68

Dec. 18, 2019 11:31 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Reggie Perry had 18 points and nine rebounds to lead Mississippi State past Radford 77-68 on Wednesday. The Bulldogs (8-2) also received a double-double from Abdul Ado, who had season highs with 17 points and 12 rebounds. Robert Woodard also had 17 points and nine rebounds for...

Mississippi State forward Reggie Perry (1) and guard D.J. Stewart Jr. (3) vie for a rebound with Kansas State forward Makol Mawien (14) during the first half of the Never Forget Tribute Classic NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin)

Carter leads Mississippi State 67-61 over Kansas State

Dec. 14, 2019 3:36 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — With its top scorer being held in check, Mississippi State turned to its secondary players to record a 67-61 win over Kansas State on Saturday in the first game of the Never Forget Tribute Classic Tyson Carter scored 14 points, but struggled with his shot, making only 3 of 13 from the...