Sports Minute: Here is the latest Georgia sports news from The A - - Columbia, South Carolina

Sports Minute: Here is the latest Georgia sports news from The Associated Press

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Teaira McCowan and Victoria Vivians each scored 19 points and Mississippi State shot nearly 66 percent from the floor in a 106-50 victory over Georgia State on Thursday night. Blair Schaefer added 14 points on 4-of-8 shooting from 3-point range for the Bulldogs.

TROY, Ala. (AP) - Alex Hicks scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, freshman Javan Johnson added a career-best 18 points with nine rebounds, and Troy beat NAIA Brewton-Parker 106-71 Thursday night. Freshman Darian Adams had 13 rebounds and the Trojans outscored the Barons 48-22 in the paint and scored 18 points off of 14 Brewton-Parker turnovers.

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Ike Smith had 20 points to lead seven Georgia Southern players in double figures as the Eagles soared past Division II Bluefield State 120-52 Thursday night for their third straight win. Jake Allsmiller had 17 points, Shawn O'Connell 14 with 11 rebounds and Quan Jackson added a career-best 13 points for Georgia Southern.

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - Nick Masterson had 18 points and Tyler Hooker added 17 as Kennesaw State started slow but dominated the second half to pick up its first win of the season, rolling over Division III Piedmont 77-54 Thursday night. Masterson drilled 4 of 7 from beyond the arc, making 7 of 12 field goal attempts.

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