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Applewhite transfers to Toledo

TOLEDO, OH – University of Toledo Head Coach Tod Kowalczyk announced on Tuesday that Dre Applewhite (Memphis, TN) is transferring to the Rockets’ program from Mississippi State University. Applewhite will become eligible to play for UT following the fall semester

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Ray focuses on the postives while preparing for Rebs

Earlier this week Mississippi State coach Rick Ray boasted that his team would not be intimidated going into Kentucky’s Rupp Arena to open Southeastern Conference play. It turned out to be more than just a claim as the Bulldogs jumped

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Daniels still redshirting

The sudden transfer of redshirt freshman wing Dre Applewhite on Monday will have no affect on the status of midyear junior college transfer Travis Daniels. Rick Ray still intends to redshirt the 6-foot-8, 205-pound forward this season. Daniels initially signed

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Maryland Eastern Shore preview

Mississippi State will get one final non-conference tune-up before entering Southeastern Conference play. The Bulldogs will host Maryland Eastern Shore tonight before beginning their league schedule at Kentucky next week. It will be the first ever meeting between MSU and

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Applewhite transferring from State

  Redshirt freshman wing Dre Applewhite has decided to transfer from Mississippi State effective immediately. The 6-foot-5, 217-pounder from Memphis had appeared in all 12 games for the Bulldogs earning six starts. “Transfers have unfortunately become common in college basketball,”

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MSU falls in Las Vegas Classic Championship

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – A blistering first-half shooting performance by UNLV did in the Mississippi State men’s basketball team Monday night. Playing its final game before the Christmas break, MSU allowed nine first-half 3-point baskets and never recovered, falling 82-66

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UNLV preview

Dre Applewhite (Lauren Wood/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State has a chance to hoist its first trophy of the Rick Ray era tonight in the championship game of the Las Vegas Classic. The Bulldogs take on host UNLV at 9:30 p.m. CT in the title game from

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South Florida preview

Mississippi State will participate in the Las Vegas Classic for the first time since 2001. The Bulldogs will take on South Florida tonight at 7 p.m. and meet either Santa Clara or UNLV on Monday. MSU is 2-0 all-time against

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Florida Gulf Coast preview

Mississippi State hosts its second game in three nights at 8 p.m. tonight taking on Florida Gulf Coast. The Bulldogs have five games scheduled over a 10 day span and will travel to compete in the Las Vegas Classic this

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Postgame interviews: Florida A&M

Mississippi State improved to 7-2 Tuesday night with a 78-65 win over Florida A&M. Hear what head coach Rick Ray, freshman Dre Applewhite, senior Tyson Cunningham and sophomore Craig Sword had to say about the victory following the game.  

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Maroon dominates men’s scrimmage

Junior forward Roquez Johnson dunks during MSU's scrimmage on Wednesday. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

STARKVILLE – Fans were able to catch their first glimpse of Mississippi State’s men’s basketball team on the floor of Humphrey Coliseum Wednesday afternoon. The Bulldogs held a 20-minute open scrimmage with the maroon team, which consisted of returning starters,

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