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Ray excited about a full roster

Mississippi State’s Rick Ray joined the rest of the league’s head coaches on the SEC Teleconference on Monday. Here is a transcript of what Ray had to say… Opening statement… Ray: “We’re finally getting to the point where we’re going

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HDVideo: Craig Sword

Rising Mississippi State junior Craig Sword speaks about the Bulldogs offseason workouts and summer practices. Sword is working on his point guard skills again to try and play both guard spots in the backcourt next season.

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Postgame interviews: Ole Miss

Mississippi State’s season ended Thursday night with a second round setback to Ole Miss in the SEC Tournament. After the game head coaches Rick Ray and Andy Kennedy along with players Fred Thomas, Craig Sword, Marshall Henderson and Jarvis Summers

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Ole Miss preview

Craig Sword scored a game-high 20 points against Vanderbilt on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

ATLANTA – Mississippi State had the weight of a 13-game losing skid lifted off its collective shoulders Wednesday night with an opening round 82-68 win against Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament in Atlanta. But the Bulldogs will not have long

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Postgame interviews: Vanderbilt

For the second consecutive year, Mississippi State won its opening game at the SEC Tournament. After Wednesday’s victory over Vanderbilt, Bulldog head coach Rick Ray and players Roquez Johnson and Craig Sword talked about ending their 13-game losing streak.

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HDVideo: Craig Sword

Mississippi State sophomore shooting guard Craig Sword previews the Bulldogs upcoming game with Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament. Sword was held to four points in the previous outing by the Commodores and gave his thoughts on how he plans to

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Postgame interviews: South Carolina

Mississippi State lost its 13th consecutive game Saturday falling 74-62 to South Carolina inside Humphrey Coliseum. Following the game coaches Rick Ray and Matt Figger along with players Fred Thomas, Craig Sword and Brenton Williams discussed what happened.

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MSU drops final road contest at Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. – A tough stretch to end the first half put an end to Mississippi State’s chances for an elusive road win Wednesday night. Georgia built a double-digit lead late in the half and cruised to a 66-45 Southeastern

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Hollender talks Georgia

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Mississippi State assistant basketball coach Chris Hollender pinch hit for Rick Ray on this week’s SEC Coaches Teleconference while Ray was in Jackson attending the Howell and Gillom Trophy presentations at the Mississippi Sports Museum and Hall of Fame. The

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MSU drops road contest at Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. – A 15-0 second-half run put an end to Mississippi State’s comeback hopes in Southeastern Conference men’s basketball action Saturday afternoon. Playing without leading scorer Craig Sword due to a death in the family, short-handed MSU could not

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Postgame interviews: Arkansas

Mississippi State’s rally fell short Saturday 73-69 to Arkansas. It was the Bulldogs ninth consecutive loss and the first time the Razorbacks have won in Starkville since the 1999-2000 season. After the game head coaches Rick Ray and Mike Anderson

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