Pittsburgh faces Mississippi State on 4-game road skid

Pittsburgh Panthers (22-11, 14-6 ACC) vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs (21-12, 8-10 SEC)

Dayton, Ohio; Tuesday, 9:10 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mississippi State -1.5; over/under is 132

BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh visits Mississippi State looking to end its four-game road skid.

The Bulldogs have gone 8-10 against SEC opponents, with a 13-2 record in non-conference play. Mississippi State ranks sixth in the SEC with 23.4 defensive rebounds per game led by D.J. Jeffries averaging 5.3.

The Panthers are 14-6 in ACC play. Pittsburgh ranks fifth in the ACC with 14.3 assists per game led by Nelly Cummings averaging 4.8.

TOP PERFORMERS: Dashawn Davis is averaging 8.5 points, 3.5 assists and 1.7 steals for the Bulldogs. Tolu Smith is averaging 17.9 points over the last 10 games for Mississippi State.

Cummings is averaging 11 points and 4.8 assists for the Panthers. Blake Hinson is averaging 15.2 points over the last 10 games for Pittsburgh.

LAST 10 GAMES: Bulldogs: 6-4, averaging 66.8 points, 33.6 rebounds, 13.4 assists, 7.2 steals and 2.6 blocks per game while shooting 43.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 66.2 points per game.

Panthers: 6-4, averaging 81.3 points, 30.5 rebounds, 15.4 assists, 5.0 steals and 3.8 blocks per game while shooting 46.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 76.2 points.

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