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State can’t sustain early lead at LSU

BATON ROUGE, La. – A fast start was not enough for the Mississippi State men’s basketball team Saturday night. MSU built an early 14-point lead but a strong offensive shooting by LSU proved way too much to overcome. LSU rallied

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LSU preview

Mississippi State senior Travis Daniels has started 16 games this season, averaging 6.5 points and 4.1 rebounds. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State snapped an eight-game road losing skid last week at Missouri. Now the Bulldogs will try to make it two in a row as they travel to take on LSU at 5 p.m. today on ESPN2. MSU has lost

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Postgame interviews: Alabama

Mississippi State dropped a hard fought 82-80 decision to Alabama at home Tuesday night. Afterwards, head coaches Ben Howland and Avery Johnson spoke along with players Fred Thomas, Gavin Ware and Retin Obasohan.

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MSU grabs first SEC road win at Missouri

Mississippi State's Fred Thomas celebrates a basket during the second half. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Freshman Quinndary Weatherspoon’s first double-double of his Mississippi State career proved large as the Bulldogs grabbed a Southeastern Conference road win Saturday night. Playing short-handed with Gavin Ware left home due to concussion symptoms, Weatherspoon, Malik Newman

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Howland talks Gamecocks

Mississippi State’s Ben Howland 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 Howland’s time on the call…   Opening

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Bulldogs drop heartbreaker at Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Mississippi State came up empty on a pair of last-second shots in a Southeastern Conference road loss at Florida. After battling the Gators to the wire, the Bulldogs’ slide continued with a hard-fought 81-78 loss in the

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Florida preview

True freshman Quinndary Weatherspoon scored a career-high 23 points in Mississippi State's last game against Tennessee. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

Mississippi State begins the third week of Southeastern Conference play still in search of a win. The Bulldogs have dropped their first four SEC outings by an average of only 6.5 points and have been down one score with five

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Tennessee preview

Sophomore guard Carter Holmes has appeared in four games for Mississippi State this season. (Kelly Price/ Mississippi State)

Ben Howland has won his share of conference games during his two decades as a head coach. But so far during Howland’s first season at Mississippi State, a victory in league play has eluded him. The Bulldogs have started 0-3

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MSU leads from start to finish in blowout

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State ran its win streak to three in a row with a convincing 71-48 New Year’s Eve win against North Carolina Central Thursday afternoon at Humphrey Coliseum. The Bulldogs closed out the non-conference portion of their slate

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Postgame interviews: Northern Colorado

Mississippi State will take a three-day break for Christmas riding a two-game winning streak following a 93-69 win over Northern Colorado in Jackson on Wednesday night. Afterwards, Jackson area natives Quinndary Weatherspoon, Malik Newman and Fred Thomas talked about returning

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Northern Colorado preview

Sophomore guard Carter Holmes has appeared in four games for Mississippi State this season. (Kelly Price/ Mississippi State)

Mississippi State will trek down to the state capital tonight to take on Northern Colorado. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m. at Mississippi Coliseum. The Bulldogs own a 16-6 overall record at the “Big House” but saw its 12-game winning

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