December 28, 2009

Mississippi Valley State Preview

Mississippi State hopes to close out the month of December undefeated.

The Bulldogs are 5-0 this month and are riding a seven game winning streak over all. MSU plays host to Mississippi Valley State at 7 p.m. in just the third meeting ever between the instate schools.

The Bulldogs are 2-0 against Mississippi Valley State winning their last meeting 82-63 in the 2007 NIT in Starkville. State sports a 17-2 record against teams from the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

The Bulldogs enter tonight's game with a 10-2 record shooting 47-percent and averaging 76.7 points per game. Mississippi State also leads the SEC in 3-point percentage knocking down 42.4-percent from the outside while also hitting 69.9-percent from the free throw line. They have also outrebounded their opponents by 9.6 and holding them to 59.2 points an outing.

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