No. 15 ranked Mississippi State (6-2), after being down by as much as 14 points to No. 21 ranked Arizona (5-2), stormed back late in the second half to pull to within 1, only to fall short by 4 points, 68-64, in the Wooden Classic.
The Bulldogs now have a week off before playing at home next Saturday night.
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