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Defensive backs Jahmere Irvin-Sills (25), Will Redmond (2) and Cedric Jiles (13) sprint through a drill during Tuesday's spring practice at Mississippi State. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its first spring practice Tuesday afternoon in shells and shorts. There was a light scrimmage at the end but of course without pads on it was limited. I’ll have a full notebook in tomorrow morning’s paper but

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Postgame interviews: Ole Miss

Mississippi State’s season ended Thursday night with a second round setback to Ole Miss in the SEC Tournament. After the game head coaches Rick Ray and Andy Kennedy along with players Fred Thomas, Craig Sword, Marshall Henderson and Jarvis Summers

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Ole Miss preview

Craig Sword scored a game-high 20 points against Vanderbilt on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

ATLANTA – Mississippi State had the weight of a 13-game losing skid lifted off its collective shoulders Wednesday night with an opening round 82-68 win against Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament in Atlanta. But the Bulldogs will not have long

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Postgame interviews: Vanderbilt

For the second consecutive year, Mississippi State won its opening game at the SEC Tournament. After Wednesday’s victory over Vanderbilt, Bulldog head coach Rick Ray and players Roquez Johnson and Craig Sword talked about ending their 13-game losing streak.

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Ray talks SEC Tournament

Mississippi State’s Rick Ray joined the rest of the league’s head coaches on the SEC Teleconference on Monday. Ray answered questions about the Bulldogs opening round game against Vanderbilt at the SEC Tournament in Atlanta. Opening statement: Ray: “We’re getting

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HDVideo: Rick Ray

Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray previewed the Bulldogs upcoming appearance in the SEC Tournament. Ray talked about MSU’s opening opponent Vanderbilt, the challenges he’s faced in his first two years and his outlook on the future of the program.

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Postgame interviews: South Carolina

Mississippi State lost its 13th consecutive game Saturday falling 74-62 to South Carolina inside Humphrey Coliseum. Following the game coaches Rick Ray and Matt Figger along with players Fred Thomas, Craig Sword and Brenton Williams discussed what happened.

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MSU drops final road contest at Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. – A tough stretch to end the first half put an end to Mississippi State’s chances for an elusive road win Wednesday night. Georgia built a double-digit lead late in the half and cruised to a 66-45 Southeastern

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Hollender talks Georgia

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Mississippi State assistant basketball coach Chris Hollender pinch hit for Rick Ray on this week’s SEC Coaches Teleconference while Ray was in Jackson attending the Howell and Gillom Trophy presentations at the Mississippi Sports Museum and Hall of Fame. The

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MSU drops road contest at Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. – A 15-0 second-half run put an end to Mississippi State’s comeback hopes in Southeastern Conference men’s basketball action Saturday afternoon. Playing without leading scorer Craig Sword due to a death in the family, short-handed MSU could not

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Postgame interviews: Tennessee

Mississippi State lost its 10th consecutive game Wednesday night to Tennessee. Head coaches Rick Ray and Cuonzo Martin talked about the contest along with Bulldog players Roquez Johnson and Fred Thomas.    

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