LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) Mississippi State coach Rick Ray has at least one strong approval after losing two of his first three games as a head coach: from North Carolina coach Roy Williams.
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) Leslie McDonald scored 21 points as one of five North Carolina players in double-figures in an easy 95-49 win over Mississippi State on Monday at the Maui Invitational.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Tyler Russell threw for 274 yards and four touchdowns to lead Mississippi State to a 45-14 victory over Arkansas on Saturday.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Mississippi State guard Jalen Steele is expected to miss six weeks because of a fractured right wrist.