Live from the Hump

Humphrey Coliseum

Humphrey Coliseum

Welcome to some weekday afternoon basketball at the Hump as MSU takes on Jackson State. A pretty good crowd on hand today considering the tipoff time. I’ve got my daughter alongside me as well so I guess it’s take your kid to work day for me.

Starting lineups:

Mississippi State: 3-1

1- Fred Thomas, G, 6-5, 191, So.

3- Colin Borchert, F, 6-8, 231, Sr.

4- Trivante Bloodman, G, 6-0, 182, Jr.

20- Gavin Ware, F, 6-9, 270, So.

32- Craig Sword, G, 6-3, 189, So.

Jackson State: 2-4

1- Julysses Nobles, G, 6-1, 200, Sr.

11- Marcus Love, G, 6-2, 175, Fr.

13- Javares Brent, G, 6–3, 195, Sr.

15- Dontaveon Robinson, G, 6-4, 180, Fr.

22- Treshawn Bolden, F, 6-8, 235, Fr.

7-0 JSU 17:03 1st Brent 3 points

8-3 JSU 15:30 1st Brent 3 points

10-6 JSU 11:46 1st Brent 3, Thomas 3

Former MSU coach Richard Williams is here for today’s game.

13-12 MSU 8:08 1st Thomas 5 points

13-12 MS U 7:35 1st Thomas 5 points

NBA Hall of Famer Bailey Howell is also at the game and was the answer to the last trivia question asking who had the most rebounds for MSU in a single game.

22-20 JSU 3:07 1st Derrell Taylor 5, Thomas 5

HALFTIME: JACKSON STATE 28, MISSISSIPPI STATE 23

The Bulldogs have lost 20 straight games when trailing at halftime.

Key halftime stats:

FG% JSU 36.7; MSU 28

3PT% JSU 12.5; MSU 33.3

FT% JSU 83.3; MSU 83.3

Rebounds: JSU 22; MSU 17

Turnovers: JSU 8; MSU 10

Paint Pts: JSU 14; MSU 6

Pts off TO’s: JSU 8; MSU 3

2nd chance: JSU 7; MSU 8

Fast break: JSU 0; MSU 0

Bench: JSU 13; MSU 12

Individual Scoring: JSU – Julysses Nobles 6, Jeffery Stubbs 6, Derrell Taylor 5, Javeres Brent 3, Treshawn Bolden 2, Brandon West 2, Dontaveon Robinson 2, Janarius Middleton 2; MSU – Jacoby Davis 6, Fred Thomas 5, Trivante Bloodman 4, Roquez Johnson 4, Gavin Ware 2, Dre Applewhite 2

State’s top three scorers (Ware, Borchert, Sword) combined for two points in the first half.

30-29 JSU 17:41 2nd Thomas 7 points

34-33 JSU 15:06 2nd West 8 points

Johnson with the jam for the Bulldogs.

39-36 MSU 12:37 2nd Nobles 8, West 8, Johnson 8

41-36 MSU 11:51 2nd Johnson 10 points

Ware is gimpy after diving for the ball on the floor. He has to leave the game.

47-46 MSU 7:46 2nd Nobles 14 points

51-51 5:27 2nd Nobles 17 points

Former Bulldog Ontario Harper is also here for today’s game.

Ware is back on the floor for the Bulldogs.

53-53 3:22 2nd Nobles 19 points

Borchert picks up fourth foul with 2:12 to play.

58-55 MSU 0:56 2nd JSU ball

Sword picks up his fourth foul with 0:40 left.

58-56 MSU 2.9 seconds JSU ball

FINAL: MISSISSIPPI STATE 58, JACKSON STATE 56

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Video highlights

I have covered Mississippi State in some capacity since 2004 and joined the Daily Journal staff in 2013. I enjoy short walks on the beach, performing concerts in my car and watching professional wrestling.

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