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Mississippi State tops Maryland-Eastern Shore 77-63

Mississippi State picked up its 10th win of the season after defeating Maryland-Eastern Shore 77-63 on Thursday night. Mississippi State picked up its 10th win of the season after defeating Maryland-Eastern Shore 77-63 on Thursday night.

STARKVILLE, MS (RNN) - Mississippi State picked up its 10th win of the season after defeating Maryland-Eastern Shore 77-63 on Thursday night.

The Bulldogs (10-3) led the Hawks (2-10) in field goal and 3-point shooting, making 47 percent and 40 percent, respectively. Maryland-Eastern Shore held a slight advantage in free throw shooting, making 75 percent compared to MSU's 72 percent. The Bulldogs led at halftime 29-20 and outscored the Hawks again in the second half, 48-43.

Colin Borchert led the Bulldogs with 22 points and two steals. Gavin Ware added 21 points and led with 16 rebounds.

This was MSU's last nonconference game of the season and the team will hit the road to take on No. 15 Kentucky on Wednesday, Jan. 8.

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