Posted January 09, 2013 on mississippistate.scout.com
Craig Sword spent about as many minutes with trainers as teammates. But with Mississippi State’s SEC opener up for grabs he came up with the key plays. Points, too, as the Bulldogs earned a 56-54 victory over visiting South Carolina.
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