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Mississippi State to take on TCU in Big 12/SEC Challenge

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Mississippi State will host TCU on Thursday as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge. Mississippi State will host TCU on Thursday as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge.

STARKVILLE, MS (RNN) - Mississippi State will try to get its sixth straight home win of the season on Thursday when it hosts Texas Christian University as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge.

The Bulldogs (5-1) are coming off a close 65-64 overtime win over Loyola (IL). They made 22-of-47 field goals, a quarter of their 16 3-pointers and 17 of their 28 free throws in that game.

The Horned Frogs (4-3) are coming off a 71-50 loss against Harvard in the Great Alaska Shootout tournament. They made a quarter of their 56 free throws, two of their 10 3-pointers and 20-of-26 free throws in that game.

The game is part of the 2013 Big 12/SEC Challenge. The Big 12 leads 2-1 so far.

Tipoff at Humphrey Coliseum is at 7 p.m. ET and will air on ESPNU.

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