MISSISSIPPI STATE 67, GREEN BAY 46
No. 7 Mississippi State handed Green Bay its first loss of the season, jumping ahead early with terrific defense and moving to 6-0 on the season in both teams' final game at the Cancun Challenge.
The Bulldogs put the game away with a 24-11 scoring edge in the third quarter, Victoria Vivians had 17 points and six rebounds for MSU; Roshunda Johnson added 14 points and six rebounds, Blair Schaefer had 13 points, and Morgan WIlliam came through with 10 points and five assists. Teaira McCowan had nine points, 13 rebounds and three blocked shots.
Green Bay (5-1) shot 34 percent from the field and had 17 turnovers; the Phoenix were also held to 3-for-4 shooting from the free-throw line. Jessica Lindstrom had 14 points.