STARKVILLE -- Jerica James didn't realize it, but her foray down the middle of the lane may have provided the spark the Mississippi State women's basketball team needed Wednesday night.
STARKVILLE -- At some point, the term "game manager" earned a negative connotation. That isn't the case for Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen, who uses that term he uses for players like Alabama senior quarterback AJ McCarron. The Bulldogs' fifth-year coach uses "game manager" in the most glowing terms to describe a player who is 34-2 as a starter for the Crimson Tide.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State men's basketball program isn't in the position to pick or to choose its prospects from lists of the nation's top 100 players.
STARKVILLE -- There is one constant Rick Ray knows the Mississippi State men's basketball team will need if it wants to have any success this season: Gavin Ware has to stay out of foul trouble.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer has stressed that he plans on building a championship program at MSU. Following a stellar initial recruiting class last season, the next brick in the foundation was added Wednesday as the Bulldogs inked five standouts to one of the nation's top signing classes.
STARKVILLE -- Today is an important day for the present and future of the Mississippi State women's basketball program.
WEST POINT -- Sarah Dill may only be a sophomore, but she stepped into a leadership role Tuesday at the right time for the Oak Hill Academy girls basketball team.
SCOOBA -- Headlined by Region 23 Offensive Most Valuable Player Dontreal Pruitt and Coach of the Year Buddy Stephens, the MACJC state champion East Mississippi Community College football team placed a state-high eight players on the NJCAA All-Region 23 Team, announced Tuesday by the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges.
SCOOBA -- After a few days of applying the finishing touches, the National Junior College Athletic Association announced its bowl lineup Tuesday afternoon.
STARKVILLE -- Dan Mullen knows the Mississippi State football team will need a new game plan from the one it had one week ago.
STARKVILLE -- The problem seems to have been fixed for Mississippi State's projected ace for the 2014 season.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State football team's depth chart has senior Tyler Russell as the starting quarterback for the team's game at 6:45 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday against No. 1 Alabama.
Last season, the Ole Miss football team surprised many by qualifying for a bowl game after a two-year absence.
SCOOBA -- The East Mississippi Community College football team took another step Monday toward playing for the national championship.
STARKVILLE -- Vigilance is a prerequisite for role players. Coaches can go into games with a sense of how they will ration out minutes, but the slightest change in strategy can force those plans to be scrapped.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen is convinced his team's defense at the end of halves is what's keeping it from a special season.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The Alabama and LSU football teams have grown accustomed to slugging things out the past few years. None of the previous six regular-season meetings between the bitter Southeastern Conference Western Division foes had been decided by more than single digits, so the teams had a lot to live up to Saturday night in their nationally televises showdown at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
OXFORD -- If you didn't know better, you would have thought Maggie Proffitt and Kelsei Ewings were back playing basketball in the Golden Triangle.
OXFORD -- Matt Insell isn't going to let one game define the 2013-14 season or his program.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State men's basketball team went down low Friday night to win its season opener.
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