Missouri coach Robin Pingeton, right, talks to guard Sophie Cunningham during a timeout in the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi State, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Starkville, Miss. Missouri won 75-67. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Missouri coach Robin Pingeton gestures to her team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi State, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Starkville, Miss. Missouri won 75-67. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Good morning. It's Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.
UTEP (8-16, 3-10) vs. Southern Miss (16-9, 8-5)
Reed Green Coliseum, Hattiesburg, Mississippi; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Southern Miss looks for its seventh straight win over UTEP at Reed Green Coliseum. The last victory for the Miners at Southern Miss was a 59-56 win on Feb. 24, 2010.
Prairie View (11-12, 9-1) vs. Jackson State (9-15, 6-5)
Williams Center, Jackson, Mississippi; Saturday, 5:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Jackson State looks for its fourth straight win over Prairie View at Williams Center. The last victory for the Panthers at Jackson State was a 61-55 win on Feb. 14, 2015.
Alcorn State (8-15, 4-7) vs. Mississippi Valley State (3-22, 1-10)
Harrison Complex, Itta Bena, Mississippi; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EST
Mississippi State (17-7, 5-6) vs. Arkansas (14-10, 5-6)
Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville, Arkansas; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: SEC foes meet as Miss. St. takes on Arkansas. Mississippi State won easily 81-62 at home against Alabama in its last outing. Arkansas lost 79-78 at Missouri in its most recent game.
St. Joseph Catholic School basketball junior Dillon Johnson has been lighting up scoreboards throughout the Delta all season.
Dillon, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, broke a school record when he scored 53 points in a game two weeks ago.
This past week, Dillon was adding more to his legacy.
Thursday night was supposed to be too much for the Missouri Tigers.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Sophie Cunningham scored 24 points, Amber Smith added 16 and Missouri upset No. 5 Mississippi State 75-67 on Thursday night.
The game remained tight until the final minute when Cierra Porter made a 3-pointer with 41 seconds left — her first points of the game — to give Missouri a six-point advantage.