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December 30, 2008

Bulldogs Loser Shocker in OT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Trumaine Johnson had 17 points and De'Jon Jackson added 13 points to lead San Diego to a 64-61 overtime victory over Mississippi State on Tuesday night. San Diego (7-7) finished 25-of-61 from the field and hit 12 of 14 free throws.

Jackson scored five points for the Toreros in overtime to secure the win.

Mississippi State (8-5) finished 5-of-19 from beyond the arc in the loss, the Bulldogs' first overtime contest since beating Alabama in the Southeastern Conference Tournament last season. San Diego led by as many as seven points in the first half, but only 25-24 at halftime.

The Bulldogs opened the second half on a 16-7 run, but the Toreros responded with a 13-2 run to retake the lead. Gyno Pomare added 10 points for the Toreros. Barry Stewart had 17 points for the Bulldogs, Dee Bost added 13 and Jarvis Varnado had 10.

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