Mississippi St. falls to Alabama after Petty leads the Tide

John Petty Jr. scored 18 points with four 3-pointers and Alabama beat Mississippi State 90-69 in Tuscaloosa.

Posted: Jan 8, 2020 10:19 PM
Updated: Jan 9, 2020 9:47 AM

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- John Petty Jr. scored 18 points with four 3-pointers and Alabama beat Mississippi State 90-69 in Tuscaloosa.

The Crimson Tide scored 90 or more points for the fifth straight game, and the Mississippi State offense couldn’t keep up with the Tide's hot 3-point shooting (10 of 24).

Reggie Perry got off to a dominant start for the Bulldogs, scoring seven of their first eight points. However, Perry was plagued by fouls and fouled out with 6:56 to go in the second half, finishing with 14 points.

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