The Southern Mississippi men's basketball team will stand alone to represent the state of Mississippi in March Madness. Unfortunately for the Golden Eagles, they will do their dancing in the National Invitation Tournament, while Ole Miss didn't receive a bid to the NIT.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State coach Rick Ray shocked many when he proclaimed the opening round game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament would determine the outlook of the next season.
ATHENS, Ga. - Mississippi State junior left-hander Ross Mitchell threw his team's first complete game of the season as the Bulldogs knocked off Georgia 6-1 in the opening game of a Southeastern Conference doubleheader Saturday at Foley Field.
The end of the Southeastern Conference tournament was just the beginning for Vic Schaefer and the women's basketball team.
STARKVILLE -- The No. 24 Mississippi State baseball team has made a statement with its weekend rotation. MSU announced Thursday that right-handers Ben Bracewell and Trevor Fitts will start the first two games of MSU's Southeastern Conference series at Georgia this weekend. Bracewell (2-1, 1.74 ERA) is scheduled to start Game 1 at 6 tonight at Foley Field, while Fitts (2-0, 3.92) is set to start Game 2 at 11 a.m. (Fox Sports Net).
ATLANTA -- The LSU men's basketball team is willing to talk about its NCAA tournament chances. The Tigers know they must keep winning to bring others into that conversation.
ATLANTA -- Ole Miss men's basketball coach Andy Kennedy offered a sarcastic tip of his cap after Marshall Henderson launched 19 3-pointers against Mississippi State. "That's an SEC record. Congratulations," Kennedy said, looking at his standout senior.
ATLANTA -- Mississippi State coach Rick Ray says his players continued to work hard even when it may have been tempting to give up on a lost season.
STARKVILLE -- Preston Brown was in such a zone Tuesday night he forgot how many outs there were in the sixth inning. With a no-hitter, Brown thought he had recorded the final out of the frame and started to walk off the mound. When he realized the ground ball out was the second of the inning, he knew karma would come back to bite him.
STARKVILLE -- All four coaches in the first round of Southeastern Conference Men's Basketball tournament are trying to manufacture momentum.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray chose Monday to talk more about players no one has seen play in a game. With only seven Southeastern Conference victories in two seasons, Ray hopes transfers and incoming freshmen will help reverse the fortunes of a program that finished the regular season 13-18 and 3-15 in the Southeastern Conference. In his first two years at MSU, Ray has had to make do with seven and eight scholarship players. He said the lack of depth has changed his way of coaching and has impacted the program.
STARKVILLE -- Player development has been the one thing that has given the Mississippi State men's basketball program hope the past two seasons. Look no further than sophomore guard Fred Thomas.
TUCSON, Ariz. -- A dominating performance by Jonathan Holder was the storyline Sunday as the No. 12 Mississippi State baseball team defeated Arizona 6-4 at the Hi Corbett Classic.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State senior first baseman Logan Foulks had preconceived notions about the newcomers on this year's softball team.
STARKVILLE -- It's deja vu in year two. The Mississippi State men's basketball secured a second-consecutive 13-game losing streak Saturday with a 74-62 loss to South Carolina in the regular-season finale before a crowd of 6,105 at Humphrey Coliseum.
OXFORD -- The Ole Miss football team closed its first week of spring football practice Friday morning with the first workout in full pads inside the Manning Center.
OXFORD -- Moments after the final buzzer sounded, the Ole Miss men's basketball fans rushed down to the tunnel where the players leave the court, cheering for Marshall Henderson one last time. One of the most popular and polarizing players in program history had left a winner.
TUCSON, Ariz. -- A much improved offensive effort by the No. 12 Mississippi State baseball team still didn't lead to victory Saturday afternoon.
TUCSON, Ariz. -- The No. 12 Mississippi State baseball team saw its seven-game winning streak snapped Friday with an 8-3 loss to California-Santa Barbara in the opening game of the Hi Corbett Classic. Arizona beat MSU 12-3 in the second game.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Trevor Releford closed his final Alabama home game with a milestone basket and a surprisingly one-sided victory. Releford scored 24 points and moved into the Crimson Tide's top-5 in career scoring with a late 3-pointer in Saturday's 83-58 victory against Arkansas on Saturday.
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