Mississippi State (10-0) controlled the game throughout and never trailed after the opening few minutes, stretching its lead to 42-27 by halftime. Southern Miss (6-4) managed to stay fairly competitive in the first half by shooting nearly 55 percent, but the Golden Eagles struggled with turnovers and rebounding.
Southern Miss was led by Daishai Almond, who scored 10 points.
Mississippi State: The Bulldogs continue to roll through their early schedule and have now won 46 straight regular season nonconference games. Mississippi State should get a challenge this week when it goes on a trip to Oregon and Washington.
Southern Miss: The Golden Eagles played hard, but lacked the talent to stay with the Bulldogs for four quarters. Southern Miss has a 4-12 record against Mississippi State.
Mississippi State travels to play at Oregon on Tuesday.
Southern Miss hosts Blue Mountain on Tuesday.
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