Mississippi State vs South Carolina Wrap - South Carolina Wins 79-72
Brenton Williams went off for 38 points and added 4 rebounds leading South Carolina to a 79-72 win over Mississippi State on Wednesday at Colonial Life Arena.
South Carolina won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9-point spread.
South Carolina got 9 points from Lakeem Jackson and another 9 points from Bruce Ellington. Bruce Ellington contributed 6 assists, while Lakeem Jackson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Mississippi State got a 20-point performance from Craig Sword, who was supported by 17 points from Jalen Steele. Trivante Bloodman had 4 assists in a losing cause for Mississippi State, while Tyson Cunningham grabbed 6 rebounds.
South Carolina led at halftime, 34-32.