This Saturday, January 27th, the Mississippi State Bulldogs will be hosting the Missouri Tigers. The Bulldogs are ranked No. 12 in the SEC with a 14-6 record. Meanwhile, the Tigers are ranked No. 9 in the SEC with a 13-7 record. Both teams are very similar on the stats board. The pair average about 74 points per game and make about 46% of their field goals. The Tigers allow 66.8 points per game and the Bulldogs allow 65.4 points per game.
Mississippi State Bulldogs
The Tigers are looking to bounce back after 2 straight SEC losses to Texas A&M, 60-49, and Auburn, 91-73.
Mizzou seems solid at the free throw line. With their top scorers, Kassius Robertson, Jordan Barnett and Kevin Puryear all shooting over .835. The team, however, does struggle from 3-point range only making 183 of 482 this season.
A big play maker for the team this year has been senior forward, Jordan Barnett. Who averages 14.8 points per game, 6.2 rebounds per game and is .911 for free throws. And senior guard, Kassius Robertson, averages the most points per game qith 15.5.
Tip-off is set for 8:30 P.M. in Starkville, Mississippi on the SEC Network.