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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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Postgame interviews: Ole Miss

Mississippi State was swept by Ole Miss for the first time since 1998-99 following a 71-65 home loss on Thursday night. Following the game the Daily Journal caught up with head coaches Rick Ray and Andy Kennedy as well as

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Video: Fred Thomas, Gavin Ware

Mississippi State juniors Fred Thomas and Gavin Ware share their experiences from the emergency plane landing over the weekend as well as the Bulldogs upcoming game against Ole Miss.

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Sword leads MSU past Missouri and into win column

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mississippi State built a 17-point first-half lead and withstood a furious Missouri rally to post a 77-74 win in Southeastern Conference men’s basketball action Saturday at Mizzou Arena. MSU shot a conference season-best 56.1 percent from the

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Missouri preview

Freshman forward Oliver Black has appeared in all 24 games including four starts. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State coach Rick Ray can relate to what Kim Anderson is experiencing in his first season at Missouri. The former Missouri alum and Portland Trail Blazer inherited a youthful roster with 12 of his 13 players in their first

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Ray talks Crimson Tide

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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Video: Fred Thomas

Mississippi State junior guard Fred  Thomas is trying to get his team back on track following a loss at Arkansas over the weekend. The Bulldogs have a quick turnaround hosting Alabama on Tuesday and Thomas talks about how they will

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MSU falls at Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Early offensive struggles proved too much for the Mississippi State men’s basketball team to overcome Saturday afternoon. Held to two field goals in the first half, MSU competed hard but still fell 61-41 in Southeastern Conference action

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MSU takes road win at Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Mississippi State shot its way to a road victory in the Southeastern Conference Tuesday night. Behind eight 3-point baskets and 56 percent shooting overall, MSU knocked off Tennessee 71-66 in a men’s basketball contest played in the

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Postgame interviews: LSU

Mississippi State snapped a two-game skid with a 73-67 signature win against LSU on Saturday. After the game the Daily Journal caught up with head coaches Rick Ray and Johnny Jones as well as Bulldog guards I.J. Ready and Fred

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Georgia preview

What a difference a week has made for Mississippi State. A week ago the Bulldogs were in the midst of a 16-game SEC regular season losing streak as well as a 22-game road skid. Both have been erased in the

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