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BILOXI, Miss. -- Mississippi State earned its third win of the season, even if this one wont be remembered for its beauty.Victoria Vivians scored 17 points, Breanna Richardson added 11 and the 10th-ranked Bulldogs beat Tulane 66-49 on Wednesday night at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum.Both teams struggled to score points early, but when the Bulldogs (3-0) began to find their shot in the second quarter, Tulane (1-1) stayed cold.The Green Wave went scoreless in the final 4:36 of the second quarter, which helped Mississippi State take a 36-16 advantage into halftime.Tulanes best chance at mounting an upset bridged the third and fourth quarters thanks to a 10-0 run. The rally was aided by consecutive 3-pointers from Leslie Vorpahl, bringing the Green Wave within 47-35. Mississippi State responded with its own small run, however, to squash the comeback attempt.Tulanes late run -- coupled with the Bulldogs shooting just 36.1 percent from the field -- frustrated MSU coach Vic Schaefer.I didnt think we had some kids who came out in the second half and were ready to play. I think if youre going to be who everybody says we are, if were going to be a top 10 team, then you come out and win (the second half) by 20 again, Schaefer said. You dont come out and stink it up and play dead even with them in the second half.Vorpahl carried the Green Wave. The senior guard scored 20 points on 9 of 11 shooting from the floor.She came in and really competed and did a good job of running the team and also looking for her shot, Tulane coach Lisa Stockton said.Harlyn Wyatt added 10 points for Tulane.Mississippi State has won four straight over the Green Wave.HOME SWEET HOMEMississippi State freshman Ameshya Williams and sophomore Jazzmun Holmes played in front of their hometown fans for the first time as college athletes. Both graduated from nearby high schools and saw time off the bench. Williams scored four points with three rebounds in the final five minutes of the game. Holmes finished with two rebounds, two assists and one steal in 14 minutes.STAT OF THE NIGHTMississippi State grabbed 24 offensive rebounds and finished with 26 second-chance points, dwarfing Tulanes seven second-chance points.Our defense, even in the first half, I dont think was bad, Stockton said. They were shooting 30-something percent, but it was the offensive rebounds that were keeping them in it.COOLING OFFMississippi State entered Wednesday nights game shooting 57.7 percent from 3-point range. The Wave held the Bulldogs to just 23.5 percent on 4 of 17 shooting.BIG PICTUREMississippi State: Fresh off of dominant wins against Villanova and Maine in their first two games of the season, the Bulldogs continued to show why theyre a top 10 team.Tulane: After a convincing showing in a 79-56 season-opening win against Grambling on Nov. 12, the Green Wave suffered their first setback of the season.UP NEXTMississippi State: The Bulldogs have a big test awaiting them at 5 p.m. Sunday when they host No. 8 Texas (1-1) in Starkville.Tulane: The Green Wave travel to face Southern Miss on Sunday. Micro g Torch Under Armour. PAUL, Minn. 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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Buffalo Bills?coach Rex Ryan and offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn seemed confident that receiver Sammy Watkins?will?play Sunday against the?Oakland Raiders, but just how much hell play has yet to be determined.Watkins returned to practice Thursday on a limited basis after trainers held him out Wednesday because of foot soreness.He looked good today. He was able to do quite a bit today, Ryan said.Thats what Im hoping for, Ryan added, in reference to Watkins playing Sunday. I believe that will be the case unless theres some sort of setback.Ryan said its not looking good that receivers Robert Woods (knee) and Percy Harvin (illness) will be able to play after missing practices Wednesday and Thursday. The status of Marquise Goodwin, who is expected to start in Woods place, is also uncertain; he left Thursdays practice with a wrist injury.Lynn struck a more ominous tone when asked whether Watkins workload will increase Sunday. He played only 25 snaps in last weekends win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. He caught three passes for 80 yards.Well, the guy has a broken bone in his foot, Lynn said. I dont know if hes gonna play one play or 20 pllays.dddddddddddd. So well just see how big his role is. Id like to keep him in there the whole time, but I cant say.Hes tough, hes very determined to stay on the football field and help us win games, but he has a broken bone in his foot.Asked to clarify whether Watkins left foot was still broken, Lynn responded, Last I heard. Its a pain-tolerance deal and I think hes tough as hell playing through it.Lynn later said that information was given to him last week, when Watkins was activated from injured reserve.Watkins declined an interview request in the locker room Wednesday and was not available to reporters Thursday.Upon returning from injured reserve last week, Watkins said he was leaving open the possibility of season-ending surgery if he experienced further issues with his foot.Watkins, the fourth overall pick in the 2014 draft,?had offseason surgery to repair a broken bone in his foot. He played in the first two games of the season, making six catches for 63 yards, but aggravated the injury and was placed on IR on Sept. 30. Wholesale Jerseys  Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Authentic Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys ' ' '

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