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vs. Clem 
L 42-53
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L 73-84
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W 68-51
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Mississippi St. tops N. Texas 69-63, Molinar returns

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) D.J. Stewart Jr. scored 14 of his 16 points after halftime, Iverson Molinar added 15 in his season debut and Mississippi State defeated North Texas 69-63 Friday night.

The Bulldogs (2-2) pounded the ball inside, outscoring North Texas (1-2) 44-22 in the paint. Tolu Smith added 12 points and eight rebounds for Mississippi State, and Jalen Johnson scored 10.

Molinar, a sophomore guard, had missed the first three games, quarantining after a positive COVID-19 test. Friday he scored five points in the first three minutes, announcing his return with Mississippi State's lone 3-pointer.

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Leaders
Points: D. Stewart Jr.17.8
Rebounds: T. Smith7.5
Assists: C. Matthews2.5
FG%: D. Stewart Jr.43.1%
FT%: T. Smith66.7%
3P%: D. Stewart Jr.46.7%
Steals: C. Matthews1.5
Blocks: A. Ado2.0
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga3-0
2 Baylor3-0
3 Iowa3-0
4 Wisconsin3-1
5 Illinois3-1
6 Duke2-1
7 Kansas3-1
8 Michigan State4-0
9 Creighton3-0
10 Houston3-0
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Baylor3-0
2 Gonzaga3-0
3 Villanova3-1
4 Virginia3-1
5 Kansas3-1
6 Iowa3-0
7 Wisconsin3-1
8 Duke2-1
9 Kentucky1-2
10 Illinois3-1
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Southeastern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Arkansas 0-0 3-0
Georgia 0-0 3-0
Missouri 0-0 2-0
Florida 0-0 2-0
Texas A&M 0-0 2-0
Vanderbilt 0-0 1-0
Alabama 0-0 3-1
LSU 0-0 2-1
Auburn 0-0 2-2
Mississippi State 0-0 2-2
South Carolina 0-0 1-1
20 Kentucky 0-0 1-2
13 Tennessee 0-0 0-0
Ole Miss 0-0 0-0
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 63.0 (245)
Rebounds: 12.5 (72)
Assists: 11.5 (220)
FG%: 44.5% (137)
FT%: 60.0% (257)
3P%: 32.1% (160)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 62.8 (67)
Rebounds: 26.3 (157)
Assists: 13.3 (172)
FG%: 38.9% (78)
FT%: 71.6% (190)
3P%: 34.3% (196)
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