The Egg Bowl is here, pitting Mississippi State against Ole Miss for the 119th time ever.
The Bulldogs (7-4, 3-4 Southeastern Conference) face the 20th-ranked Rebels (8-3, 4-3) at 6 p.m. Thursday in Oxford.
Dispatch sports editor Theo DeRosa will have live updates from Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
This story will be updated.
9:52 p.m.: Final: Mississippi State 24, Ole Miss 22. The Bulldogs survive in the Egg Bowl.
9:43 p.m.: Touchdown, Ole Miss. Jaxson Dart to Dayton Wade for a 23-yard touchdown.
9:12 p.m.: Touchdown, Mississippi State. Rara Thomas catches a 22-yard touchdown pass from Will Rogers. MSU 24, Ole Miss 16, 7:58 left in the game.
8:56 p.m.: Field goal, Mississippi State. Massimo Biscardi makes a 34-yard kick. MSU 17, Ole Miss 16, 13:46 left in the game.
8:47 p.m.: End of the third quarter: No. 20 Ole Miss 16, Mississippi State 14.
8:06 p.m.: The second half is underway in Oxford.
7:45 p.m.: Halftime: No. 20 Ole Miss 16, Mississippi State 14.
7:42 p.m.: Touchdown, Mississippi State. Will Rogers finds Lideatrick Griffin for a 19-yard touchdown just before halftime. Ole Miss 16, MSU 14, 8 seconds left in the second quarter.
7:30 p.m.: Touchdown, Ole Miss. Jaxson Dart hits defensive tackle JJ Pegues — lined up on offense — for a 1-yard touchdown pass on fourth-and-goal. Ole Miss 16, MSU 7, 1:55 left in the second quarter.
6:51 p.m.: Field goal, Ole Miss. Jonathan Cruz hits a 49-yard field goal, his third of the game. Ole Miss 9, MSU 7, 12:04 left in the second quarter.
6:44 p.m.: End of the first quarter: Mississippi State 7, No. 20 Ole Miss 6.
6:38 p.m.: Field goal, Ole Miss. Jonathan Cruz hits from 33 yards. MSU 7, Ole Miss 6, 1:33 left in the first quarter.
6:21 p.m.: Touchdown, Mississippi State. Jo’quavious Marks with a 1-yard rushing score. MSU 7, Ole Miss 3, 8:17 left in the first quarter.
6:11 p.m.: Field goal, Ole Miss. Jonathan Cruz makes a 32-yarder. Ole Miss 3, MSU 0, 12:16 left in the first quarter.
6:07 p.m.: Ole Miss receives the opening kickoff, and we’re underway.
6:03 p.m.: Mississippi State takes the field in Oxford. The Bulldogs are looking for their first Egg Bowl win since 2019.
Theo DeRosa reports on Mississippi State sports for The Dispatch. Follow him on Twitter at @Theo_DeRosa.
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