STARKVILLE – No. 18 Mississippi State plays its second and final exhibition game at 2 p.m. today against Georgetown (Ky.) College at Humphrey Coliseum. Admission is free.
The Bulldogs defeated Oklahoma City last week, 82-54, and were led by Ravern Johnson’s 23 points. Not playing last week was junior Phil Turner, who was suspended by coach Rick Stansbury for an academic issue. Turner will play today.
Georgetown is No. 7 in the NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll and went 27-5 last season. It lost to No. 19 Louisville, 80-68, on Oct. 28.
MSU’s season opener is Nov. 13 at home against Rider.
NEMS Daily Journal