Sports Minute: The latest Mississippi sports news

Mississippi State's Gavin Ware (20) fights for a rebound against Missouri's D'Angelo Allen (5) and Missouri's Keanau Post, left, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, in Columbia, Mo. Mississippi State game 77-74. L.G. PATTERSON AP Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article10258751.html#storylink=cpy
Mississippi State’s Gavin Ware (20) fights for a rebound against Missouri’s D’Angelo Allen (5) and Missouri’s Keanau Post, left, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, in Columbia, Mo. Mississippi State game 77-74. L.G. PATTERSON AP
Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article10258751.html#storylink=cpy

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – Chip Armelin scored 21 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer, to lift Southern Miss to a 70-66 win over Texas-San Antonio last night. Matt Bingaya contributed 17 points while dishing out a career-high 10 assists and Shadell Millinghaus sank four 3-pointers as Southern Miss shot 46.4 percent from the floor.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Tiffany Mitchell scored 16 points to lead South Carolina to a 69-50 victory over Mississippi State and clinch a share of its second straight Southeastern Conference championship last night. Victoria Vivians and LaKaris Salter had 14 points each to lead Mississippi State.

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi State has announced a contract extension for coach Dan Mullen that will pay him more than $4 million per season for the next four years. The school announced the extension last night. The four-year contract is the longest allowed by state law.

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) – Justin Roberson scored 18 points and Majok Deng added a double-double to lead Louisiana-Monroe in a 75-57 victory over South Alabama last night. Louisiana-Monroe remains tied with Georgia Southern for first place in the Sun Belt Conference.