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Despite late run, MSU hoops falls at Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. – An 18-3 run late in the first half proved decisive as Mississippi State dropped a 92-82 decision to Auburn in a Southeastern Conference men’s basketball played Saturday at the Auburn Arena. With the win, Auburn improved to

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HDVideo: Jacoby Davis

I wrote a feature story on Mississippi State point guard Jacoby Davis in today’s Daily Journal. Here is what the redshirt freshman had to say in an interview this week about his playing time and where things stand with the

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HDVideo: Jacoby Davis

It has been an interesting return to the hardwood for Mississippi State’s Jacoby Davis. The redshirt freshman was expected to be the Bulldogs starting point guard last season but a knee injury kept him out all year. Davis rehabbed and

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Ray focuses on the postives while preparing for Rebs

Earlier this week Mississippi State coach Rick Ray boasted that his team would not be intimidated going into Kentucky’s Rupp Arena to open Southeastern Conference play. It turned out to be more than just a claim as the Bulldogs jumped

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Daniels still redshirting

The sudden transfer of redshirt freshman wing Dre Applewhite on Monday will have no affect on the status of midyear junior college transfer Travis Daniels. Rick Ray still intends to redshirt the 6-foot-8, 205-pound forward this season. Daniels initially signed

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Bulldogs suffer first loss of the year at Utah State

LOGAN, Utah – Playing its first road game of the season was a difficult experience for Mississippi State. Utah State hit 11 3-point baskets and led from start to finish in posting an 87-68 victory against MSU Saturday night at

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Mississippi Valley State preview

Mississippi State goes for its first 3-0 start to the season in three years hosting Mississippi Valley State tonight at 7 p.m. The Bulldogs have knocked off Prairie View A&M and Kennesaw State to start the year and have now

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Ray looks to extend winning streak

Rick Ray has won five of his last seven games dating back to last season. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Mississippi State’s longest winning streak under Rick Ray last season was three games. Tuesday night the Bulldogs will be looking to get off to a 3-0 start to the year hosting Mississippi Valley State at 7 p.m. “Now we’re preparing

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Positive outlook for Ray after opening win

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Unlike last year, Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray was able to start the season with a win. The Bulldogs downed Prairie View A&M 71-56 in Starkville on Friday. MSU dominated the Panthers on the glass outrebounding them by 24

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Auburn-Montgomery preview

STARKVILLE - Rick Ray is set to lead Mississippi State into his second season as the Bulldogs hosts Auburn Montgomery in an exhibition game Sunday, Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. at Humphrey Coliseum. Admission to the season-opening contest will be free. HailState

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Maroon dominates men’s scrimmage

Junior forward Roquez Johnson dunks during MSU's scrimmage on Wednesday. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

STARKVILLE – Fans were able to catch their first glimpse of Mississippi State’s men’s basketball team on the floor of Humphrey Coliseum Wednesday afternoon. The Bulldogs held a 20-minute open scrimmage with the maroon team, which consisted of returning starters,

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