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MSU places 61 first-year athletes on SEC honor roll

Templeton Athletic Academic Center

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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Howland talks offseason progress

Ben Howland is still awaiting the arrival of one player at Mississippi State. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Mississippi State’s Ben Howland joined the rest of the league’s coaches on the SEC men’s basketball teleconference on Monday to discuss the Bulldogs’ offseason. Here is a transcript of Ray’s time on the call…  Opening statement: Howland: “I’m excited No.

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Recapping last week at MSU

I’m back in the saddle after taking some time off last week. I didn’t do anything extravagant but enjoyed my staycation here in Starkville and got some overdue things done around the house. I’ll take off another week off sometime

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Video: Fred Thomas

Mississippi State senior guard Fred Thomas talks about the transition to a new coach and how Ben Howland is helping him with his jump shot. Thomas also shares his thoughts on the talented group of freshmen the Bulldogs have this

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Video: I.J. Ready

Mississippi State junior point guard I.J. Ready talks about making the adjustment to new head coach Ben Howland. Ready also shares his thoughts on going one-on-one in practice with talented freshman point guard Malik Newman during the Bulldogs first workout.

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Freshmen trio react after first workout

Thursday marked the first day of classes and workouts for three Mississippi State true freshmen. Guards Malik Newman and Quinndary Weatherspoon along with forward Aric Holman spoke with the media following their initial workout with new Bulldogs coach Ben Howland.

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Three hoops signees enroll at MSU

Three of Mississippi State’s four men’s basketball signees have already enrolled in classes during the first summer term. Five-star point guard Malik Newman along with four-star shooting guard Quinndary Weatherspoon and four-star power forward Aric Holman begin their academic careers

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Black bids MSU adieu

Mississippi State’s basketball roster suffered another casualty on Tuesday as Oliver Black is the second player to transfer in as many weeks. Black and Maurice Dunlap both left the team after one season. Black appeared in 31 games as a

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Deets hired as MSU hoops strength coach

David Deets

One year away from collegiate athletics was all it took for David Deets to realize he wanted to return. So when Mississippi State offered him the opportunity to be the Director of Basketball Performance for both the men’s and women’s

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McCowan named Parade All-American

Teaira McCowan

Teaira McCowan is coming to Mississippi State with some additional hardware as she was named to the prestigious 2015 Parade All-America Girls Basketball Team. McCowan earned the distinction following a stellar senior campaign that saw her average 19.3 points, 17.1

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MSU to permanently play Ole Miss, Alabama, South Carolina

Craig Sword and Mississippi State were 0-2 against Ole Miss last season. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

The Southeastern Conference has selected its scheduling model for the 2015-16 men’s basketball season. Teams will meet all 13 other league opponents at least once during the season and face three permanent opponents both home and away. Mississippi State’s permanent

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