Scouting Mississippi State
The Bulldogs lost at South Carolina 79-72 on Wednesday for their 14th loss
in the last 15 games after opening SEC play 2-0 ... Craig Sword scored 20
points in the loss to the Gamecocks and Jalen Steele added 17 points in 25
minutes before leaving with a knee injury ... the Bulldogs shot 51.1 percent
from the floor in the loss but had 20 turnovers ... Mississippi State upset Ole
Miss 73-67 on March 2 behind 21 points, seven rebounds and three assists
from Colin Borchert, who went 7-of-10 from the floor and 3-of-4 from 3-point
range ... State limited Ole Miss to 33.8 percent shooting from the floor and
6-of-29 (.207) from 3-point range ... Steele averages a team-high 10.1 points
per game while Sword adds 10.0 ppg, Fred Thomas with 9.3 ppg and Roquez
Johnson 9.0 ppg ... Gavin Ware adds 8.3 ppg and a team-high 6.4 rpg ...
Steele shoots 92.3 percent (36-of-39) from the foul line and 32.9 percent from 3-point range.
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