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Malik Newman scored 15 points off the bench for the Bulldogs Thursday against Miami. (Mississippi State)

Although Mississippi State is spending the next few days in the Caribbean, its first game was far from paradise. The Bulldogs were blown out by Miami 105-79 in their first game of the Puerto Rico Tip-off. MSU will not have

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Miami preview

Freshman guard Quinndary Weatherspoon is averaging eight points and 20 minutes off the bench for the Bulldogs. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State will take on Miami at 4 p.m. in the first of three games over a four day span as part of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. The Bulldogs will face either No. 16 Utah or Texas Tech on Friday

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Southern preview

Johnny Zuppardo made all three of his shots and scored six points in his Mississippi State debut on Friday. (Kelly Price/ Mississippi State)

Fresh off an impressive 106-88 opening win over Eastern Washington on Friday, Mississippi State is back in action at 7 p.m. tonight hosting Southern University. The Bulldogs received career-best scoring outings from senior forward Gavin Ware and junior point guard

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Howland era begins with big win

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State began the Ben Howland in a big way Friday night. The Bulldogs dispatched 2015 NCAA Tournament participant Eastern Washington 106-88 in front of a crowd of 9,931 at Humphrey Coliseum. “I was worried about this game,”

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Howland talks Puerto Rico Tip-Off

In advance of next week’s Puerto Rico Tip-Off, Mississippi State’s Ben Howland joined the other participating coaches on a teleconfernece Thursday. The Bulldogs will play Miami on Nov. 19, Texas Tech or Utah the following day and a third game on

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Howland wins Bulldogs’ exhibition

STARKVILLE – Ben Howland‘s debut in front of the home crowd was a successful one as the new Mississippi State coach led the Bulldogs to a 95-56 exhibition victory over Fort Valley State. MSU actually trailed 13-12 at the second

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Fort Valley State preview

Mississippi State enters the Ben Howland era as the first-year head coach leads the Bulldogs against Fort Valley State in an exhibition game Friday at Humphrey Coliseum. Tip is set for 7 p.m., and admission is free and open to the

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Howland has MSU ready for exhibition

Mississippi State coach Ben Howland watched his team defeat UAB in a closed door scrimmage on Saturday. Howland and the Bulldogs will play in front of a crowd for the first time Friday hosting Fort Valley State at 7 p.m.

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Video: Fred Thomas

Mississippi State guard Fred Thomas talks about taking on a leadership role as a senior. Thomas also mentions the excitement a new coach has brought to the Bulldogs’ program.

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Howland holds on-campus media day

New Mississippi State men’s basketball coach Ben Howland held his first on-campus media day on Wednesday. Howland is attempting to turn around a Bulldog program that has had three straight losing seasons but returns a veteran roster and some highly-touted

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Video: I.J. Ready, Fred Thomas

Mississippi State guards I.J. Ready and Fred Thomas update the Bulldogs progress through the first two weeks of practice. The upperclassmen have high expectations for the team this year. 1 Fred Thomas Sr. G  On working on his shot… “I

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