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Utah State preview

Trivante Bloodman had six assists against Utah State last year. (Logan Lowery/ Daily  Journal)

    Mississippi State is looking to start the season off 3-0 for the second straight year. However, standing in the way will be 3-0 Utah State. The two teams will conclude the final game of a three-game contract today

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Ray inks three hoops standouts

Rick Ray took advantage of the early signing period and inked three players expected to make an immediate impact next year. The heralded class features guards Quinndary Weatherspoon of Camden, Miss., and Tookie Brown of Madison, Ga., and forward Joe Strugg

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Mississippi Valley State preview

  Mississippi State is back in action off the heels of its season-opening 66-56 victory against Western Carolina on Friday. The Bulldogs continue their homestand at 7 p.m. tonight against Mississippi Valley State. MSU has won the four previous meetings

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Western Carolina preview

  Mississippi State will tip-off its 103rd season of men’s basketball today hosting Western Carolina at 5:30 p.m. Beginning his third season at the helm of the Bulldogs is Rick Ray. Ray has battled a thin roster throughout his time

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Delta State preview

Fred Thomas will play both shooting and point guard to start the season. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Rick Ray leads Mississippi State into his third season as the Bulldogs host Delta State in an exhibition game on Thursday to open the 2014-2015 campaign. The 6 p.m. clash at Humphrey Coliseum can be viewed online on SEC Network +,

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MSU Media Day: Rick Ray

  Mississippi State held its annual on-campus media day on Wednesday. Men’s basketball coach Rick Ray shared his thoughts about the upcoming season. The following is a transcript of his time at the podium… Opening Statement … “First and foremost, I

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Two basketball Bulldogs injured

Mississippi State junior guard Craig Sword will miss 4-6 weeks with a back injury. (AP Photo)

      Rick Ray raved about having a full roster prior to Mississippi State starting practice on Oct. 3. That is no longer the case as two Bulldogs will miss the remainder of the preseason. Junior guard Craig Sword

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Ray ready to start practice

Mississippi State men’s basketball coach Rick Ray met with the media prior to the Bulldogs beginning practice on Friday. MSU will hold 30 practices over the next 42 days as it prepares to tipoff the 2014-15 season. Here is a

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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. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqPzhZgMvH8[/youtube]

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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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