After Ashton Shumpert added a second touchdown for Mississippi State in the first half, the Bulldogs continued to hold Rice out of the endzone, keeping the score at 14-7. Then the Bulldogs would put together another solid drive, capping it off with this pretty throwback pass to Malcolm Johnson:
State would (shocker!) have the extra point blocked, but the Bulldogs still extended their lead to 20-7.
The Bulldogs have since scored again to take a commanding 27-7 lead into the half.