Mississippi State 79, Louisville 56, men's college basketball final

For Starkville Daily News

An impressive result on Tuesday night will send the Mississippi State Bulldogs to historic Madison Square Garden.

Riding another powerful performance from Quinndary Weatherspoon, Mississippi State knocked off Louisville 79-56 in the quarterfinal round of the National Invitation Tournament.

The Bulldogs (25-11) will now face Penn State (24-13) in the semifinal round of the NIT Tuesday at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The contest will be at either 6 p.m. or 8 p.m. on ESPN.

For a complete recap of the game, see Wednesday's Starkville Daily News or continue reading starkvilledailynews.com.