No. 23 Mississippi State women beat N Dakota State

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Victoria Vivians scored 26 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Breanna Richardson added 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead No. 23 Mississippi State women past North Dakota State 109-58 on Tuesday night.

LaKaris Salter scored 16, Morgan William added 12 and Sherise Williams 11 for Mississippi State (7-0), which has now started back-to-back seasons with seven straight wins for the first time in program history.

Vivians scored eight points, including two of her six 3-pointers, during a 13-2 run to open the game.

After Marena Whittle made North Dakota State's first field goal of the game, a jumper with 15:51 left in the first half, a three-point play by Williams sparked a 12-4 run that made it 26-8 midway through the period. Vivians hit two more 3's during that stretch.

Mississippi State out-rebounded NDSU 53-30, forced 21 turnovers and shot 52 percent from the field, including 11 of 22 3-pointers.

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