- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Morgan William hit 11 of 14 free throws and scored 21 points to help No. 21 Mississippi State stay undefeated by beating Louisiana-Lafayette 66-51 on Wednesday.

Mississippi State is off to its best start in school history after its 12th consecutive win. It’s the first time the Bulldogs have ever won 12-straight.

Victoria Vivians had 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for Mississippi State (12-0). Martha Alwal added 14 as the Bulldogs made 50 percent of their 46 field goal attempts.

Keke Veal led Louisiana-Lafayette (6-1) with 17 points. Jaylyn Gordon added 13 and Kia Wilridge had 10 points and seven rebounds.

Lafayette had a 34-32 lead at the break, but went cold in the second half. The Ragin’ Cajuns were held to one field goal in the first 8 minutes of the second half and only had eight second-half points with four minutes to play.

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