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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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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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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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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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Q&A with Rick Ray

Rick Ray and the Bulldogs begin practice on Monday. (Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE)

Mississippi State men’s basketball coach Rick Ray officially begins year two when the Bulldogs begin practicing on Monday. Ray fielded questions from the media Friday afternoon in advance of practice starting. Here is a full transcript… Q: Going into your

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Signee Ndoye Cleared to Begin Play in 2014-15

Mississippi State basketball signee Fallou Ndoye, a 6-foot-11 center, has been declared a partial qualifier by the NCAA and will be able to begin his college playing career in the 2014-15 season, the school said today. Ndoye received his academic clearance

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Ray, Bloodman Hope to Learn from Maui Trip (w/Videos)

We’re talking hoops today. MSU (1-4), after a tough time at the Maui Invitational, is back home tomorrow night to play Alcorn State, and we spoke with coach Rick Ray and point guard Trivante Bloodman this afternoon. I’ve got some video of

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Blog Bag Answers: Crootin’, Coordinators and Kicking

Hey, lots of good questions this week, and a couple of them had to do with recruiting. So we’ll hit those up, and then we’ll examine the possibility of a broken leg epidemic and my flag football skillz. Q: Brad,

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Hoops: Steele Out 6 Weeks; Borchert Suspended; Three Prospects Sign

Bad luck keeps piling on Mississippi State. Starting guard Jalen Steele, the team’s top returning scorer and leader of the team, will miss about six weeks of action due to a fractured left wrist. That was revealed earlier today after an

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