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Video: Craig Sword

Mississippi State’s leading scorer the past three seasons Craig Sword speaks about the Bulldogs new coach Ben Howland.

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Sword selected second team All-SEC

Craig Sword

Mississippi State junior guard Craig Sword was selected to the All-SEC second team on Tuesday. Sword averaged 11 points per game during the regular season for the Bulldogs despite missing four games due to offseason back surgery. During conference play,

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Postgame interviews: Missouri

Mississippi State closed out the regular season with a 52-43 victory over Missouri to snap a five-game losing skid. Afterwards, head coaches Rick Ray and Kim Anderson spoke as well as players Roquez Johnson, Craig  Sword, Namon Wright and Johnathan

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Missouri preview

Walk-on Jeffery Johnson will be one of four seniors honored today. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Regular season play comes to a conclusion on Saturday as Mississippi State hosts Missouri in a Senior Night showdown. Tip-off at Humphrey Coliseum is set for 5:30 p.m. on the SEC Network, with Matt Stewart and Darrin Horn providing courtside

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State drops decision at Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A 10-0 run midway through the second half gave Vanderbilt new life and put an end to Mississippi State’s hopes at a road win. Vanderbilt shot 55.3 percent from the floor and continued its string of strong

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Ray talks Commodores

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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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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