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State drops road contest at South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Craig Sword led the way with 26 points but it was not enough for the Mississippi State men’s basketball team Saturday night as it dropped a 81-68 decision to South Carolina at Colonial Life Arena. MSU dropped its

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South Carolina preview

Trivante Bloodman will try to lead Mississippi State to its third win over South Carolina during his tenure as point guard. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

Mississippi State ventures to South Carolina at 5 p.m. CT today on the SEC Network seeking better fortune. The Bulldogs dropped a three-game homestand at Humphrey Coliseum with two losses coming to ranked competition. MSU fell 74-56 to top-ranked Kentucky

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Ole Miss preview

Mississippi State hopes to hold serve at home against Ole Miss at 8 p.m. tonight on ESPN2 and continue to make Humphrey Coliseum a house of horrors for the Rebels. The Bulldogs have won five straight at home in the

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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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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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Tennessee preview

Mississippi State’s Rick Ray admits that his team is playing its best basketball of late. But other coaches around the Southeastern Conference are starting to take notice as well. Kentucky’s John Calipari and Ole Miss’ Andy Kennedy complimented the Bulldogs

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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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