WTVA Saturday night sportscast

Dec. 16, 2016

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games resulted in 22 wins for our neighbors to the east.... in fact, mississippi has won just 3 times since the turn of the century.... but, this year's mississippi squad has no use for pasthistory.... jefferson davis county head man lance mancuso hoping for a 'w' in hattiesburg... alabama strikes first..... kavosiey smoke runs it in from a yard out.... mississippi ties it at 7 late in the first quarter when yazoo county's kenny gainwell scores on a 24 yard td run.... gainwell, one of 2 mvp's for mississippi today.... tied at 7 at the half.... things get good in the 3rd quarter...... south panola's patrick shegog under center... shegog fakes andscores from 3 yards out.... 14-7 mississippi.... later in the 3rd, it's west point's marcus muprhy powering it in from 3 yards out.... 21-7 mississippi.... 4th quarter, mississippi pouring it on now.... shegog connects with nanih waiya's chris smith for a 19 yard gain down to the 5 yard line... kenny gainwell would punch it in and mississippi takes a 35-7 lead.... then, for good measure, marcus murphy breaks off a 25 yard td run.... mississippi hammers alabama 42-7, it's largest margin of victory in the 29 year history of the game.... marcus murphy finished with 124 rushing yards and the 2 tds.... college football's bowl season began today with the celebration bowl from atlanta.... grambling representing the swac.... north carolina a t representing the meac.... former ole miss qb devante kincade ties it at 7 when he connects with jordan jones from 2 yards out.... aggies up 14-7 early in the 3rd...... kincade finds martez carter froj 29 yards out.....ties it up at 14.... less than a minute to go.........aggie qb lamar raynard sneaks it in from a yard out.... north carolina a t beats grambling 21-14... kincade finished with 318 total yards and 2 tds.... neal brown and the troy trojans took on north texas in the new orleans bowl.... troy jumps out to a 13-0 when josh anderson runs it in from 2 yards out.... 2 point try was good.... mean green able to get back into in before halftime.... mason fine findsmichael lawrencein the end-zone... trojans led 22-20 at the break..... troy was all business in the 2nd half..... brandon silver to john johnson on the screen.... johnson takes it 20 yards to the house.... troy caps off a remarkable 11-2 season with the 50-30 win over north texas.... other scores.... georgia state downs western kentucky 27-17 in the cure bowl.... boise statebeats oregon 38-28 in the las vegas bowl... marshall defeats colorado state 31-28 at the new mexico bowl... middle tennessee leads arkansas state 28-24 in the 4th quarter fromthe camellia bowl from montgomery... we got some nfl action too.... lions down the bears 20-10... at arrowhead, the chiefs lead the chargers 23-13 in the 4th... first place in the afc west on the line... thetupelo all-american city shootout is one of many great holidayhigh school basketball tournaments... this year's tournament featured 6 games..... the main event featured the starkville and tupelo boys.... first quarter....chris gilliam gets the golden wave on the board with a 3 ball..... ring it up starkville answers right back..... jordan temple with a drive and pull up j.... temple gets the friendly bounce.... later in the first, temple pushes the ball ahead to blake rogers... rogers is pure from downtown.... that gives the yellowjackes a 5-3 lead.... a lead they would not relinquish.... starkville wins 63-34..... baldwyn and kossuth led things off at the biggersville christmas classic.... 4th quarter..... pine grove's andrew raines finds austin gates wide open in the post..... the basket gives the panthers a one point lead.... aggies answer right back..... luke evetts misses the 3......adarrius moore gets the rebound and putback..... it went this way for the rest of the 4th quarter..... pine grove's john lewellen has a full head of steam.... lewellen with a no-look pass to will hudson who finishes at the rim.... it would come down to this.... 30 seconds left.....pine grove down one.......charlie meeks with a steal and basket at the other end.... kossuth holds on for a 61-58 win...... next up in biggersville was baldwyn and shannon..... pick it up in the 2nd quarter...... kentorious pulliamhits the pull up jumper.... red raiders take the 2 point lead... down at the other end, ethan carmichael ties it back up with the drive and basket.... the action remains fast paced in the first half...... kentorious pulliamknocks down a deep 3.......that gives shannon a 5 point lead.... this is baldwyn's shamaur agnews with a crossover, and drive.... hoop and harm for agnew.... shannon goes on to win this one 63-49... to college basketball.... wild game today at the pavilion between illinois state and ole miss.... 2nd half.....redbirds up 12.....malik yarbrough with a little shake and bake.... basket and foul.....illinois state takes a 15 point lead.... but, plenty of time for ole miss to claw back into it.... devonte shuler hits a three to cut the redbird lead to 7.... ensuing illinois state possession.... devonte shuler comes up with a steal... shuler gives to terence davis who finishes at the rim.... ole miss down 5.... now, less than 2 to go.....rebels up 3.....isaac gasman ties it at 85.... they would go to overtime, where illinois state escapes with a 101-97 win... ole miss falls to 5-5... mississippi state hosted tennessee martin.... first half......ball movement....aric holman good from 3.... sky-hawks able to hang around in the first half.... utm up 1... nick weatherspoon top of the key...you betcha... dogs up 2 after that.... msu pulls away in the second half.... tyson carter lobs one up for aric holman.... holman lays it in.... bulldogs cruise to the 92-61 win... career high 21 points for aric holman... quinndary weatherspoon also had 21... there's a look at sports, we're back after this.
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