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MSU holds annual awards banquet

To cap a memorable 2014-15 campaign, several Bulldogs were recognized for their season’s efforts Wednesday night at the team’s annual Hail State Hoops Awards Banquet. Wednesday’s event, held in front of a capacity crowd in the Mize Pavilion, celebrated a

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Ray hired at Southeast Missouri State

Rick Ray was hired by Southeast Missouri State on Monday.  (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Former Mississippi State men’s basketball coach Rick Ray was not out of a job long. Three weeks after being fired by the Bulldogs, Ray was hired by Southeast Missouri State on Monday afternoon. Ray went 37-60 during his three seasons

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Schaefer signs a four-year extension

After leading the Mississippi State women’s basketball team to one of its most successful seasons, Vic Schaefer has been rewarded with a four-year contract extension. The reigning Southeastern Conference Coach of the Year guided the Bulldogs to a school-record 27

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Brown backs out of commitment

Mississippi State signee Tookie Brown wants to reopen his recruitment.

New Mississippi State men’s basketball coach Ben Howland is now in search of a point guard in the 2015 class. Three-star point guard signee Tookie Brown released a statement via Twitter “I have decided to reopen my recruitment. Thanks to

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Vivians earns honorable mention for All-American

Mississippi State’s season may be over but the honors continue to roll in for Victoria Vivians. The talented freshman was selected as an honorable mention as a Associated Press All-American. Vivians becomes the first Bulldog selected as an All-American since

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Howland hires three assistant coaches

For the rebuilding process at Mississippi State to be successful, Ben Howland said his first priority was to assemble what he described as a “top-notch” coaching staff. Howland, who was introduced as Mississippi State’s 20th head coach on Tuesday, did just

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Schaefer recaps successful season

Mississippi State women’s basketball coach Vic Schaefer looks back on a memorable and record-setting season. Schaefer also shares his expectations for 2015-16.

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Video: Craig Sword

Mississippi State’s leading scorer the past three seasons Craig Sword speaks about the Bulldogs new coach Ben Howland.

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Stricklin discusses Howland hire

Mississippi State director of athletics Scott Stricklin talks about the steps he took in hiring new men’s basketball coach Ben Howland in a matter of only three days.

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Video: Gavin Ware

Mississippi State rising senior forward Gavin Ware shares his thoughts on Ben Howland‘s hire and how he felt when Rick Ray was fired.  

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Howland introduced as head coach

Ben Howland, Scott Strickland

Mississippi State introduced Ben Howland as its 20th head men’s basketball coach on Tuesday. Below is video of Howland’s initial press conference in its entirety including an introduction by director of athletics Scott Stricklin. Coach Ben Howland Opening Statement Thank

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