Mississippi State 82, Auburn 61, women's college basketball final

For Starkville Daily News

No. 2 Mississippi State closed out the home portion of the regular-season schedule with a victory against Auburn in Southeastern Conference women’s basketball action Thursday night at Humphrey Coliseum.

The senior class of Morgan William, Roshunda Johnson, Victoria Vivians and Blair Schaefer played for the final regular-season time before a crowd of 9,474 in the Hump. The all-time winningest senior class in program history was recognized postgame.

MSU finished with a new school record of 113,814 for 16 home dates this season. The Bulldogs will be in line to host the opening two rounds of the NCAA tournament again this season.

State improved to 29-0 overall, 15-0 in conference play and 16-0 at home. Auburn slipped to 13-14 and 4-11.

For more on the Bulldogs, see Friday's sports page of The Starkville Daily News and sports@starkvilledailynews.com.