NEW YORK -- The University of Alabama men's basketball team appeared to be in control of the game. The Crimson Tide was hitting 3-pointers and forcing turnovers while building a 15-point lead against Oregon State University.
OXFORD -- The University of Mississippi football team's roster isn't filled with the big bodies typical of a Southeastern Conference team.
With the preliminaries now out of the way, the Alabama High School Athletic Association football playoffs heat up Friday night with second-round play.
STARKVILLE -- Even after a victory, the news doesn't get any better for the Mississippi State University men's basketball program.
STARKVILLE -- A little over four years ago, Chad Bumphis said publicly he was "97 percent committed" to the University of Florida before a coaching change in Starkville.
Timing. When it comes to perfecting the hurry-up spread offense at East Mississippi Community College, timing is just about everything.
STARKVILLE -- Glenn Schmidt knows there are plenty of similarities between Anna Lea Little and Maggie Proffitt.
STARKVILLE -- The opportunities figure to be there for Candace Foster and Brittany Young.
Dan Olson is familiar with Vic Schaefer's work at the University of Arkansas and at Texas A&M University.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University men's basketball coach Rick Ray had one message to his team after losing the season opener at Troy University: Get the basketball in the paint.
STARKVILLE -- A hush came over the Humphrey Coliseum crowd as members of the Mississippi State University training staff attended to junior guard Jalen Steele.
STARKVILLE -- Not even modern technology could've found Jonathan Banks before he signed with the Mississippi State University football team nearly four years ago.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School boys basketball coach Greg Carter knew his team needed a win before the Thanksgiving break.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban calls it "the Bluegrass Miracle phenomenon."
OXFORD -- University of Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze says he slept only about 30 minutes on Saturday night.
OXFORD -- Just as Marshall Henderson's fifth 3-pointer of the night left his fingertips, he was hit by a Coastal Carolina University defender and crashed to the floor.
HOUSTON -- Sophomore Daisha Simmons had 22 points, and junior Shafontaye Myers added another 19 to lead the University of Alabama women's basketball team to an 83-74 victory against the University of Houston on Tuesday at Hofheinz Pavilion.
STARKVILLE -- It's not a coincidence that Starkville High School quarterback Gabe Myles plays his best football in the postseason. In the two Class 5A playoff openers at Yellowjackets Stadium Myles has started in the past two seasons, he is 20-for-26 for 382 yards and seven touchdowns. In both games, Myles has resurrected whatever good feeling his offense needs. This year, he hopes to lead the Yellow Jackets to another trip to Jackson for the state championship game.
STARKVILLE -- Vic Schaefer knew there were going to be games like the one he experienced Monday night.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State University men's basketball program will try to avoid a dubious distinction tonight. MSU (0-1) hasn't lost its first two games in a season since 1967 when Jan Dan Gold was in his second year after replacing legendary coach Babe McCarthy.
1. Stovall, Self help MSU close weekend with two wins COLLEGE SPORTS
2. West Point girls beat New Hope for region title HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. New Hope boys use defense to beat Oxford HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. West Point's Edwards, Knight will go to EMCC HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS