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Ole Miss preview

Mississippi State’s Rick Ray has won two of his five meetings against archrival Ole Miss Neither of those wins came in Tad Smith Coliseum. Now in his third season, Ray and the Bulldogs will try and erase that trend tonight

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Video: I.J. Ready

Mississippi State sophomore point guard I.J. Ready was introduced to the Ole Miss-Mississippi State rivalry last year. The Little Rock, Ark., native shares his impressions prior to the Bulldogs trip to Oxford.

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Postgame interviews: Georgia

Mississippi State saw its winning streak snapped with a 72-66 home setback to Georgia. The Daily Journal caught up with head coaches Rick Ray and Mark Fox along with players Roquez Johnson, I.J. Ready and J.J. Frazier after the game.

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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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MSU snaps 22-game road losing skid at Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. – Mississippi State sophomore I.J. Ready saw enough of a late-game run by Auburn Wednesday night. Ready halted the run with a critical 3-point basket and followed that with four straight free throw as MSU grabbed its first

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Ray talks Tigers

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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Postgame interviews: Vanderbilt

Mississippi State rallied in the second half to win its first SEC outing of the year 57-54 over Vanderbilt on Saturday to snap a 16-game conference skid. The Daily Journal caught up with head coaches Rick Ray and  Kevin Stallings

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Aggies hold off Bulldogs in College Station

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Mississippi State’s best effort inside Southeastern Conference play Tuesday night could still not get the Bulldogs into the win column. Led by a career-high 18 points from I.J. Ready, a furious comeback fell shot as Mississippi

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MSU drops SEC road opener at Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Early offensive struggles hurt the Mississippi State men’s basketball team Saturday night in its Southeastern Conference road opener. Florida shot 62.5 percent from the field first half and rode a fast start to a 72-47 win in

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Tennessee preview

Mississippi State’s non-conference slate was reminiscent a rollercoaster ride enjoying highs with wins over quality teams such as Utah State, St. Louis and Florida State. But the Bulldogs managed just a 7-6 record enduring lowly losses to the likes of

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Postgame interviews: Florida State

Mississippi State closed out its non-conference slate with a 62-55 win over Florida State Friday night. After the game the Daily Journal spoke with head coach Rick Ray and players Travis Daniels and I.J. Ready to get their thoughts on

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