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Gritty Cats come up short in Starkville

Joe Crawford and Ramel Bradley combined for 44 points but Mississippi State hit free throws down the stretch to hold on for a 69-64 victory over Kentucky Tuesday night in Starkville.

Bradley scored 22, his fifth straight game with at least 20 points. Crawford added 20 for the Cats, who fall to 7-8 overall and 1-1 in the SEC.

Kentucky Wildcats
STARTERS FGM-A FTM-A OFF REB AST PF PTS
R. Bradley, G 6-16 8-8 1 5 0 2 22
A. Stewart, F 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 0 0
M. Coury, F 1-6 1-2 0 3 0 2 3
P. Stevenson, F 2-3 0-0 3 7 0 5 4
M. Porter, G 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 3
BENCH FGM-A FTM-A OFF REB AST PF PTS
J. Crawford, F 8-18 0-0 2 5 0 4 20
R. Harris, F 1-4 0-0 0 2 0 3 2
M Krebs 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 0 0
P. Patterson, F 4-11 2-2 1 3 0 3 10
TOTALS FGM-A FTM-A OFF REB AST PF PTS
23-59 11-12 7 27 0 20 64
39.0% 91.7%
TEAM REBS: 5
TURNOVERS: 0
BLOCKED SHOTS: 0
STEALS: 0
3-PT FGS: 7-19, .368 (R Bradley 2-9, J Crawford 4-8, R Harris 0-1, M Porter 1-1)
Mississippi State Bulldogs
STARTERS FGM-A FTM-A OFF REB AST PF PTS
R. Benock, G 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 1 0
P. Turner, G 4-10 0-0 1 4 0 1 11
C. Rhodes, F-C 5-8 2-4 1 3 0 0 12
B. Johnson, F-C 1-2 0-0 2 2 0 1 2
R. Johnson, G-F 0-3 0-0 0 1 0 0 0
BENCH FGM-A FTM-A OFF REB AST PF PTS
B. Stewart, G 2-11 5-8 3 4 0 3 9
J. Varnado, F-C 3-5 4-9 3 12 0 2 10
J. Gordon, G-F 7-11 5-9 2 10 0 3 24
E. Bailey, F-C 0-1 1-2 0 1 0 2 1
TOTALS FGM-A FTM-A OFF REB AST PF PTS
22-51 17-32 12 38 0 13 69
43.1% 53.1%
TEAM REBS: 2
TURNOVERS: 0
BLOCKED SHOTS: 0
STEALS: 0
3-PT FGS: 8-22, .364 (P Turner 3-8, B Stewart 0-5, J Gordon 5-7, R Johnson 0-2)


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