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NIT Season Tip-Off - Mississippi Downs Penn State 74-72 - Match Report

Mississippi earned a 74-72 victory over Penn State on Wednesday, getting 18 points from Breein Tyree at Barclays Center.

Mississippi was an underdog by +2.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Mississippi got 17 points from Blake Hinson and another 15 points from Bryce Williams. KJ Buffen contributed 6 assists, while KJ Buffen cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Penn State got a 22-point performance from Lamar Stevens, who was supported by 18 points from Mike Watkins. Myreon Jones had 5 assists in a losing cause for Penn State, while Mike Watkins grabbed 12 rebounds.

Mississippi trailed at halftime, $HalfScore.

Mississippi won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-31.

Mississippi heads into a battle against Butler. Penn State, meanwhile, will have their next action against Wake Forest.