New York, NY – Dee Bost scored 20 points and Mississippi 60, at Madison Square Garden on Thursday to reach the final of the 2K Sports Classic.
Brian Bryant added 12 points and Rodney Hood had 10 for the Bulldogs (3-1), who will face the winner of Thursday's other semifinal between St. Johns and No. 15 Arizona in Friday's championship game.
The Aggies (2-1) never led against Mississippi State after trailing their other two opponents this season for only 4 minutes and 15 seconds. Elston Turner scored 13 points in the loss and David Loubeau had 11.
Texas A&M will now face the loser of the St. John's-Arizona game in the consolation match, also Friday.