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Mississippi State guard Cameron Matthews (4) goes up to dunk the ball after getting through the defense of Saint Louis guard Javonte Perkins, bottom front, and Terrence Hargrove Jr., bottom rear,
during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the NIT Tournament, Saturday, March 20, 2021, in Frisco, Texas.
By Brian Fonseca | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
Two-seed Richmond faces four-seed Mississippi State in the quarterfinals of the NIT at UNT Coliseum in Denton, Texas, on Thursday, March 25, 2021 (3/25/21).
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Here’s what you need to know:
What: NIT, Quarterfinal
Who: Mississippi State vs. Richmond
When: Thursday, March 25, 2021
Time: 6 p.m. ET
Where: UNT Coliseum
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D.J. Stewart Jr. scored 20 points, Iverson Molinar added 19 and Mississippi State defeat Saint Louis 74-68 on Saturday to wrap up the first round of the NIT.
The Bulldogs (16-14) advance to the quarterfinals on Thursday against Richmond (14-8).
Derek Fountain added 10 points for the Bulldogs, who were 14 of 17 from the foul line in the second half, with Stewart going 3 of 4 in the final 39 seconds to clinch the win.
Javonte Perkins scored 21 points for the Billikens (14-7), who were playing in their 19th NIT but first since 2004. Hasahn French added 17 points and 10 rebounds, Jordan Goodwin scored 14 and Terrence Hargrove Jr. 10.
Molinar hit four free throws in less than a minute and Fountain shook free for a dunk to put the Bulldogs on top 66-59 with 4:49 to play but a rash of turnovers allowed Saint Louis to cut the deficit 71-68 with under a minute to play. But after the last turnover, Cameron Matthews made a acrobatic steal to get the ball back, allowing Stewart to wrap it up.
Mississippi State shot 50% and outscored Saint Louis 18-8 from the foul line. The Billikens shot 42% but attempted 14 fewer shots.
Molinar had 11 points in the first half, five in a 9-0 run, to help the Bulldogs lead 33-26.