5 for Inside for Mississippi State-Ole Miss
STARKVILLE -- Kayla Nevitt realizes there is no place on the Mississippi State women's basketball team for timid players. The 5-foot-10 freshman guard from Houston, Texas, has watched sophomore forward Ketara Chapel overcome complacency and timidness and attack the beginning of the 2014-15 season. Nevitt admits she had her share of questions and nerves as she approached her first season with the Bulldogs. Those butterflies carried over into MSU's initial games and caused Nevitt to doubt herself and to think too much.
AUBURN, Ala. -- Alabama quarterback Blake Sims is a passer who can run. Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall is a runner who can pass. The two playmakers enter Saturday night's Iron Bowl (6:45 p.m., ESPN) with the ability to cause headaches for opposing defenses using both their arms and their feet. How they go about doing that is quite different.
STARKVILLE -- From the moment he set foot on the Mississippi State campus as the school's new football coach in late 2008, Dan Mullen has stressed the importance of one game. This year, that game is more important than ever.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray has seen how his team handles success. Tonight he will find out just how good his Bulldogs can be on the road.
STARKVILLE - Mississippi State linebacker Beniquez Brown can't remember how hostile the environment was at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium when Ole Miss defeated MSU 41-24 two years ago.
Offensive Keys for No. 4 Mississippi State against No. 18 Ole Miss Saturday in Oxford
Defensive keys for No. 4 Mississippi State against No. 18 Ole Miss Saturday in Oxford
STARKVILLE -- Get your Fatheads ready because Kendra Grant is back.
STARKVILLE - As the first-ever College Football Playoff draws near, Mississippi State remains in the thick of the conversation.
STARKVILLE - One had a night to forget. The other put on a performance that was unforgettable.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Iowa State men's basketball team received the kind of performances its expects from its big names Monday night.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Auburn football players have delighted in the frequent replays of the final play of last year's Iron Bowl. At Alabama, Chris Davis's last-play return of a missed field goal remains a sore subject.
Monday was a good day for the Mississippi State women's basketball team. Coach Vic Schaefer and the Bulldogs learned Monday morning that the Southeastern Conference named guard/forward Victoria Vivians the SEC Freshman of the Week. The 6-foot-1 standout from Scott Central High School also was named College Sports Madness' SEC Player of the Week after she earned MVP honors in leading MSU (4-0) to the Preseason Women's National Invitation Tournament title.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State senior safety Jay Hughes doesn't need an inspirational speech from Dan Mullen this week. Hughes said MSU's opponent in its regular-season finale will provide all the inspiration.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State men's basketball team earned its fourth victory of the season Monday, but none of the Bulldogs celebrated. In the moments following MSU's 59-46 win against Division II Clayton State, some Bulldogs barely acknowledged the win.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Alabama senior guard Levi Randolph was named the Southeastern Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week, league officials announced Monday.
With hopes of a conference championship now gone, the Ole Miss football team has turned its thoughts to a final regular-season goal: defeating its archrival. No. 18 Ole Miss will play No. 4 Mississippi State at 2:30 p.m. Saturday (WCBI) in the Battle for the Golden Egg in Oxford. The Rebels will be televised nationally by CBS for the third time this season, and the second-straight week.
STARKVILLE -- A year ago, the Mississippi State women's basketball team found ways to win by battling back in the Postseason Women's National Invitation Tournament. Without three players who had key roles in those victories, the 2014-15 Bulldogs needed a spark Sunday to continue their magic in the WNIT. What they received were key contributions from a host of players down the stretch that helped them wrap up what they hope will be their first title of the season.
STARKVILLE -- It took two questions. That's how long Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen had to wait Saturday following his team's 51-0 win against Vanderbilt to answer questions about the Bulldogs' next game against Ole Miss in Oxford.
1. Stakes as high as ever for MSU in Battle for Golden Egg COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Iron Bowl QBs can run and pass -- or vice versa COLLEGE SPORTS
3. 5 for Inside for Mississippi State-Ole Miss COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Noxubee County will rely on defense against Greenwood HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. Nevitt learning to relax, let game come to her on defense COLLEGE SPORTS