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Final

Mississippi St 72

(8-6, 0-1 away)

Saint Mary's 94

(11-2, 7-0 home)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    11:00 PM ET, December 29, 2010

    Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada

    1 2 T
    MSST 34 3872
    SMC 51 4394

    Top Performers

    Mississippi State: R. Johnson 26 Pts, 5 Reb

    Saint Mary's: M. McConnell 28 Pts, 2 Reb, 13 Ast

    Saint Mary's 94, Mississippi St. 72

    Associated Press

    LAS VEGAS -- Mickey McConnell scored 28 points, Matthew Dellavedova had 24 and they combined to make 11 3-pointers as St. Mary's defeated Mississippi State 94-72 on Wednesday night in the Shamrock Shootout.

    The Gaels (11-2), who have a five-game winning streak, also got 15 points from Rob Jones and 12 from Mitchell Young.

    The Bulldogs (8-6) were led by Ravern Johnson's 26 points. Riley Benock added 13 and Kodi Augustus 12.

    McConnell also had 13 assists.

    Dellavedova, who made six 3-pointers, scored 16 points in the second half, including 10 in a row that increased a 63-53 lead to 73-58. The Gaels never led by fewer than 13 points after that.

    St. Mary's shot 52 percent (35 for 67) and was at 47 percent (14 for 30) on 3-pointers. Mississippi State converted 46 percent (21 for 46) from the floor and 40 percent (6 for 15) on 3-pointers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MSST
    SMC
    Points 72 94
    FG Made-Attempted 21-46 (.457) 35-67 (.522)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-15 (.400) 14-30 (.467)
    FT Made-Attempted 24-34 (.706) 10-10 (1.000)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 26

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