The Troy Trojans came to Humphrey Coliseum on Saturday as a 4-3 team who lead the nation in 3-pointers. They left with their sword between their legs as MSU dominated them 106-68. The Bulldogs basically toyed with them the entire game shooting 56.3%. State tied a school record with 16 three pointers themselves and Bost, Moultrie, and Sidney all had over 20 points. The result: Mississippi State is now #16 in the coaches poll and #17 in the AP, and look who’s atop the SEC standings:
Record vs. Top 25 Streak
Sophomore Jalen Steele got the start in place of Brian Bryant on Saturday and scored 15 points including three 3-pointers. He has improved this year to average 7.5 PPG and 1.7 APG, mostly off the bench. State hosts Florida Atlantic (4-5) on Tuesday night at 8:00.