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MSU, FSU tip off on ESPN2

Mississippi State will make its television debut under Ben Howland Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. on ESPN2 taking on Florida State in Tallahassee. The non-conference match-up will be the Bulldogs ninth game of the 2015-16 season. It will be the

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Richardson joins Schaefer’s staff

Christina Richardson

Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer added additional Division I experience to his Hail State Hoops staff with the addition of Christina Richardson as the program’s graduate assistant. Richardson, a Katy, Texas, native, will assist with the daily operations of the program

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SEC schedule revealed for MSU

A day after Mississippi State released its non-conference schedule, the Bulldogs learned their Southeastern Conference slate as well. MSU will appear on television 10 times during league play including the SEC opener on the road at Florida on Jan. 3.

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Stapleton expected to miss six months

Xavian Stapleton is expected to be out six months after injuring his left knee on Monday. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi)

Mississippi State was not expected to have Xavian Stapleton on the floor this season after transferring in from Louisiana Tech over the summer. But the 6-foot-6, 190-pound sophomore guard will now be off the practice court as well after tearing

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MSU opens SEC season with Aggies

  Mississippi State opens Southeastern Conference play against Texas A&M at home on Jan. 6 at 8 p.m. on the SEC Network. It will pit new men’s basketball coach Ben Howland against former Bulldogs coach Rick Stansbury, who is now

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Bulldogs release non-conference slate

In hopes of making another NCAA Tournament run, Mississippi State has set forth a challenging non-conference schedule. The Bulldogs will square off against six teams that advanced to the postseason including four that reached the NCAA Tournament. “We feel like

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Jackson added to Schaefer’s staff

Vic Schaefer added another up-and-coming young coach and an additional championship pedigree to his Mississippi State women’s basketball staff with the addition of Dionnah Jackson as an assistant coach. Jackson, a former All-American at Oklahoma, comes to Starkville following a

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Still a two sport plan for Staley

Redshirt freshman quarterback Elijah Staley still plans to play basketball once football season has ended. (Mississippi State)

Mississippi State redshirt freshman quarterback Elijah Staley came to campus as a two-sport athlete but injured his knee making the transition to basketball last year and missed the entire season. The 6-foot-6 former three-star forward still plans on playing both

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More Bulldogs bound for Puerto Rico

Mississippi State’s men won’t be the only Bulldogs basketball team visiting Puerto Rico this season. The MSU women were also invited to take part in the Puerto Rico Classic Dec. 19-21. The Bulldogs tip-off against Florida Gulf Coast on Dec.

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Strugg cleared to enroll at MSU

Three-star power forward signee Joseph Strugg has been cleared by the NCAA according to Mississippi State spokesperson Gregg Ellis. The 6-foot-8 Strugg is expected to enroll in classes later this month and is Ben Howland‘s final addition to the 2015

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Clerical error to blame for Stapleton arrest

Xavian Stapleton's arrest over the weekend was a result of a clerical error. (Louisiana Tech)

Xavian Stapleton was pulled over for speeding and was arrested for driving with a suspended license on campus last Saturday. As it turns out, a clerical error by the Ouachita Parish District Attorney’s Office in Monroe, La., is to blame.

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