COL BKB: Mississippi St. 75, West Va. 62

Dec. 4, 2011 at 1:06 AM

STARKVILLE, Miss., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Arnett Moultrie and Dee Bost combined for 38 points Saturday, powering No. 24 Mississippi State to a 75-62 victory over West Virginia.

Moultrie netted 21 points and pulled down 13 rebounds, Bost had 17 points and Jalen Steele added 10 for the Bulldogs (8-1), who pulled away in the second half for their seventh straight win.

Moultrie connected on four straight points to spark a 23-10 burst and Bost followed with a thundering dunk to make it 60-54 with about 7 minutes to go in the Big East/SEC Challenge contest.

West Virginia (4-2) got 14 points apiece from Kevin Jones and Deniz Kilicli.

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