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No. 17 Mississippi State beats Troy, 106-68

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STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Dee Bost scored a season-high 28 points, Arnett Moultrie added 20 points and 12 rebounds and No. 17 Mississippi State cruised past Troy 106-68 Saturday.

The Bulldogs (9-1) won their eighth straight game, shooting 56.3% (40 of 71) from the field, including 51.6% (16 of 31) from 3-point range. Renardo Sidney added a season-high 18 points and eight rebounds, Jalen Steele scored 15 and Rodney Hood 12.

Bost shot 9 of 16 from the field, including 7 of 13 from 3-point range. He also added nine assists.

The Bulldogs' 16 3-pointers tied a school record.

Troy (4-4) was led by Emil Jones' 15 points. Will Weathers scored 10 and R.J. Scott added 10.

Mississippi State took a 54-26 lead by halftime, shooting 61.1% in the first half.

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