STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Ravern Johnson scored 15 points to lead Mississippi State to a 67-51 victory over LSU on Saturday.
Mississippi State (16-5, 4-2 Southeastern Conference) took advantage of a poor shooting performance by LSU to end a two-game conference skid that dropped the Bulldogs into second place in the conference's Western Division.
The Tigers (9-12, 0-7) shot 34.6 percent (18-for-52) from the field in the game and went 5-for-15 from beyond the arc.
Mississippi State opened the game on a 10-2 run and led 23-15 at halftime.
The Bulldogs extended their lead to 37-21 in the opening minutes of the second half and never trailed.
Tasmin Mitchell scored a game-high 26 points and had 10 rebounds.