Mississippi St. 75, Texas-Pan American 50
Jarvis Varnado had 12 points, 15 rebounds and eight blocks to lead Mississippi State to a 75-50 victory over Texas-Pan American on Tuesday night. Mississippi State (3-1) shot 52.6 percent from the field and hit nine shots from beyond the arc. The Bulldogs held the Broncs (0-5) to 19-for-65 shooting from the field, and have held their past three opponents to an average of 38.8 percent shooting. Mississippi State opened on a 16-5 run and led 42-33 at the half. The Bulldogs opened the second half on a 10-1 run and the Broncs trailed 60-39 by the 11-minute mark. Dee Bost added 13 points with six rebounds and four assists for Mississippi State. Barry Stewart added 12 points and Ravern Johnson chipped in 11 on 4-of-8 shooting. Luis Valera and Nick Weiermiller had eight points apiece as no Texas-Pan American player finished in double figures.