The Dispatch's men's basketball Top 25 Associated Press poll ballot was due Monday afternoon and Mississippi State rose to No. 23 after defeating Tennessee and Alabama at home.
Mississippi State saw a touchdown pass, a dominant inside performance and the return of a legend during the Bulldogs 56-52 victory over Alabama Saturday.
The Dispatch MSU Sports Blog looks into the Bulldogs' Southeastern Conference men's basketball contest vs. Alabama
No. 20 Mississippi State is able to survive a 62-58 home victory to pick up its first Southeastern Conference positive decision before Crimson Tide come to Humphrey Coliseum this weekend.
The Dispatch MSU Sports Blog looks into the Bulldogs' Southeastern Conference men's basketball contest vs. Tennessee
Junior college All-American selection quarterback Bo Wallace has verbally committed to Ole Miss and by doing so picks the Rebels over Mississippi State, Baylor and Indiana.
Mississippi State coach Rick Stansbury talked with the local media about how the 14-year head coaching veteran isn't putting much stock in the losing effort at Arkansas.
Mississippi State coach Rick Stansbury talks about how his team must rebound from a 98-88 loss at Arkansas Saturday night.
The Dispatch's men's basketball Top 25 Associated Press poll ballot was due Monday afternoon and Mississippi State stayed in the poll but fell to No. 23 after losing at Arkansas.
No. 15 Mississippi State hands over 18 turnovers in route to its second-straight Southeastern Conference opening loss after dropping a 98-88 contest at Arkansas.
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