Texas St. wins 8th in row, beats UT Rio Grande Valley 77-68
Tre'Larenz Nottingham had 19 points and Nijal Pearson added 16 as Texas State held off a late rally to beat UT Rio Grande Valley 77-68 to win its eighth straight game on Saturday night.
North Dakota State holds off Missouri State rally, 74-67
Vinnie Shahid scored 19 points, including a clutch jumper and two free throws in the final minute, and North Dakota State held off a late rally to earn a 74-67 victory over Missouri State Saturday night.
No. 18 Mississippi State beats Cincinnati 70-59
Quinndary Weatherspoon and Lamar Peters scored 14 points each, Reggie Perry and Tyson Carter both added 12, and No. 18 Mississippi State beat Cincinnati 70-59 on Saturday night.