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Deets making strides at MSU

Mississippi State hired David Deets as its new basketball strength and conditioning coach last month to replace Richard Akins, who retired after 33 years with the Bulldogs. Deets is already making an impact, especially with MSU’s big men. “Fallou (Ndoye)

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Video: Gavin Ware

Mississippi State forward Gavin Ware speaks about his new training and diet regimen and how he’s approaching his final year. Ware also talked about the team’s chemistry so far this summer.

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Video: Malik Newman

Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman talks about his first two months on campus and the improvements he’s made. Newman also shares his thoughts surrounding the preseason hype he is beginning to get.

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Video: Craig Sword

Mississippi State shooting guard Craig Sword speaks for the first time about summer workouts under new coach Ben Howland. The rising senior also discusses his health coming off his second back surgery in as many years.

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MSU to face USF in SEC/AAC Challenge

Vic Schaefer is 0-1 against South Florida at Mississippi State. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

Mississippi State’s women’s basketball schedule has yet to be announced but on Wednesday one of its games for the 2015-16 slate was released. The Bulldogs will meet South Florida as part of the SEC/AAC Women’s Basketball Challenge on Dec. 30

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MSU confirms Stapleton transfer

Xavian Stapleton's transfer was made official by Mississippi State on Wednesday. (AP)

After spending his freshman campaign at Louisiana Tech, Xavian Stapleton has decided to return to his home state to finish out his collegiate career. On Monday, the 6-foot-6, 190-pound guard from Flora signed a financial agreement with MSU. Due to

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Black transfers to Little Rock

Former Mississippi State forward Oliver Black has landed at Little Rock. The Trojans announced the addition of the 6-foot-9, 225-pounder from Jackson on Tuesday. Black made his departure from the Bulldogs last month. He will have to sit out the

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The wait continues for Strugg

The wait continues for Mississippi State men’s basketball signee Joseph Strugg. The Bulldogs hoped to welcome the freshman power forward to the fold for the second summer term but announced Strugg’s arrival will be delayed until August. Strugg is a

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MSU among nation’s best in attendance

Vic Schaefer and the Bulldogs enjoyed a record season for attendance. (AP Photo/Jason Getz)

Another season attendance record has placed Mississippi State women’s basketball among the nation’s best in the final attendance rankings released by the NCAA Monday. The Bulldogs set the program record for the second-straight year as 67,598 attended 18 games at

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MSU lands La. Tech transfer

Xavian Stapleton is transferring to Mississippi State from Louisiana Tech. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi)

Former Madison Central standout Xavian Stapleton is returning to his native state. Stapleton announced Sunday that he would be transferring to Mississippi State after spending his freshman season at Louisiana Tech. The 6-foot-6, 190-pound small forward will enroll this week

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MSU places 61 first-year athletes on SEC honor roll

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A historic 2014-15 year in the classroom has resulted in a record 61 Mississippi State student-athletes being named to the 2015 Southeastern Conference First-Year Academic Honor Roll. The 61 honorees are the most among SEC institutions in the sports in

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