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Molinar, Moore spark Mississippi St past Morehead St 66-46

Tray Hollowell was the lone Eagle to reach double figures, scoring 10.
Morehead State guard Drew Thelwell (3).
Morehead State guard Drew Thelwell (3).(Butch Dill | AP)
Published: Nov. 21, 2021 at 7:52 PM EST
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STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Iverson Molinar tossed in 15 points, Shakeel Moore scored 13 and the pair combined to spark an 8-0 run to open the second half as Mississippi State pulled away for a 66-46 victory over Morehead State.

Moore hit a jumper to open the second half, Molinar followed with a three-point play before Moore buried a 3 as the Bulldogs (4-0) scored the first eight points to turn a 29-28 halftime lead into a 37-28 advantage with 16:15 left to play.

The Eagles (2-3) never got closer than six points the rest of the way. Tray Hollowell was the lone Eagle to reach double figures, scoring 10.

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