Mississippi State turns in big second half in 45-14 victory


STARKVILLE, Miss. — The Mississippi State Bulldogs, leading only 17-14 at the half, poured it on the Arkansas Razorbacks in the second half for a 45-14 victory in a Southeastern Conference Western Division matchup.

Arkansas had beaten the Bulldogs (8-3) in the last three meetings and 12 of the last 13.

MSU quarterback Tyler Russell threw for 242 yards on a 19 of 32 performance. He had no interceptions and has thrown only four all season.

Arkansas (4-7) finishes the season in Fayetteville on Friday against LSU.