Wright State took 17th-ranked Mississippi State down to the wire Saturday night.
The Raiders were within a bucket in the final minute before the Bulldogs pulled out a 67-63 win at the Mississippi Coliseum.
Bill Wampler scored 19 points to lead Wright State (6-7). MSU improved to 11-1.
Wampler hit 1 of 2 free throws with 58 seconds left to cut the Bulldogs’ lead to 62-60. MSU hit 5 of 6 free throws down the stretch before Wright State’s Cole Gentry hit a late 3 for the final margin.
Wright State opens Horizon League play Friday night vs. UIC at the Nutter Center.