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Mississippi State vs Georgia Wrap - Mississippi State Wins 72-61

Mississippi State got 21 points from Jalen Steele en route to a 72-61 victory over Georgia on Saturday at Stegeman Coliseum.

Bettors who backed Mississippi State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 7 at sportsbooks.

Mississippi State got 16 points from Craig Sword and another 8 points from Fred Thomas. Trivante Bloodman contributed 5 assists, while Jalen Steele cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Georgia got a 16-point performance from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who was supported by 14 points from Charles Mann. Charles Mann had 4 assists in a losing cause for Georgia, while Donte' Williams grabbed 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Mississippi State were victorious, as the score was 36-35 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Georgia as they grabbed 44 boards, while Mississippi State only had 37.