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Kentucky preview

Mississippi State freshman guard Demetrius Houston will face Kentucky for the first time tonight. (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson)

Mississippi State has a tall task ahead taking on undefeated and No. 1 ranked Kentucky at 6 p.m. tonight on the SEC Network. However, Rick Ray‘s attention this week has not been on the 27-0 Wildcats. The third year coach

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Arkansas preview

Although the wounds are still fresh from Thursday night’s 71-65 home loss to Ole Miss, Mississippi State will have very little time to recover. The Bulldogs had only one day to get ready to host 18th-ranked Arkansas at 3 p.m.

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Postgame interviews: Alabama

Mississippi State fell 55-51 to Alabama at home Tuesday night. It was the second straight loss for the Bulldogs and fifth consecutive defeat at the hands of the Crimson Tide. Head coaches Rick Ray and Anthony Grant spoke after the

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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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Arkansas preview

Roquez Johnson had 11 points and nine rebounds against Arkansas last season. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Many had given up on Mississippi State after starting the year 7-9 with losses to the likes of Arkansas State, USC Upstate and McNeese State along the way. But Rick Ray‘s Bulldogs continued to persevere through the tough times and

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Ray talks Volunteers

Rick Ray is 0-4 against Tennessee. (AP Photo/Thomas Graning)

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: 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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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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