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State drops road contest at South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Craig Sword led the way with 26 points but it was not enough for the Mississippi State men’s basketball team Saturday night as it dropped a 81-68 decision to South Carolina at Colonial Life Arena. MSU dropped its

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South Carolina preview

Trivante Bloodman will try to lead Mississippi State to its third win over South Carolina during his tenure as point guard. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

Mississippi State ventures to South Carolina at 5 p.m. CT today on the SEC Network seeking better fortune. The Bulldogs dropped a three-game homestand at Humphrey Coliseum with two losses coming to ranked competition. MSU fell 74-56 to top-ranked Kentucky

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Postgame interviews: Kentucky

Mississippi State fell to top-ranked Kentucky 74-56 on Wednesday to lose its third straight outing. Afterwards, head coaches Rick Ray and  John Calipari spoke along with Demetrius Houston, Oliver Black, Craig Sword, Trey Lyles and Karl-Anthony Towns.

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Postgame interviews: Arkansas

Mississippi State had another NCAA caliber team on the ropes in the second half but couldn’t finish the job at home falling to No. 18 Arkansas, 65-61. Following the game head coaches Rick Ray and Mike Anderson spoke along with

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Arkansas preview

Although the wounds are still fresh from Thursday night’s 71-65 home loss to Ole Miss, Mississippi State will have very little time to recover. The Bulldogs had only one day to get ready to host 18th-ranked Arkansas at 3 p.m.

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Postgame interviews: Ole Miss

Mississippi State was swept by Ole Miss for the first time since 1998-99 following a 71-65 home loss on Thursday night. Following the game the Daily Journal caught up with head coaches Rick Ray and Andy Kennedy as well as

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Ole Miss preview

Mississippi State hopes to hold serve at home against Ole Miss at 8 p.m. tonight on ESPN2 and continue to make Humphrey Coliseum a house of horrors for the Rebels. The Bulldogs have won five straight at home in the

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Sword leads MSU past Missouri and into win column

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mississippi State built a 17-point first-half lead and withstood a furious Missouri rally to post a 77-74 win in Southeastern Conference men’s basketball action Saturday at Mizzou Arena. MSU shot a conference season-best 56.1 percent from the

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Missouri preview

Freshman forward Oliver Black has appeared in all 24 games including four starts. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State coach Rick Ray can relate to what Kim Anderson is experiencing in his first season at Missouri. The former Missouri alum and Portland Trail Blazer inherited a youthful roster with 12 of his 13 players in their first

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Postgame interviews: Alabama

Mississippi State fell 55-51 to Alabama at home Tuesday night. It was the second straight loss for the Bulldogs and fifth consecutive defeat at the hands of the Crimson Tide. Head coaches Rick Ray and Anthony Grant spoke after the

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Ray talks Crimson Tide

Mississippi State’s Rick Ray joined the rest of the league’s coaches on the SEC men’s basketball teleconference on Monday to discuss the Bulldogs recent performances and preview its match-ups this week. Here is a transcript of Ray’s time on the call… Opening

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