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Mississippi State defeated Alabama 61-58 to win the SEC Tournament Championship. With 5 seconds on the clock, senior Michael Gholar makes two free throws to put MSU ahead 61-58. Junior Derrick Zimmerman makes steal to seal the victory.
Mario Austin was selected the MVP of the SEC Tournament. Derrick Zimmerman made the All-SEC Tournament team.
Mississippi State, picked 6th in the West during the pre-season by the same folks who do not have the Bulldogs ranked in the polls, now waits to see what seed (2 or 3) they will be in the NCAA Tournament as well as where they will travel to.
More info. later.
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