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Vanderbilt preview

Senior guard Isaiah Butler and the Bulldogs are going for a season sweep against Vanderbilt. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State was able to snap a 16-game SEC losing streak with a 57-54 home win over Vanderbilt on Jan. 17. Rick Ray and the Bulldogs are hoping to end their most recent four-game skid traveling to Nashville to face

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Ray hoping for strong finish

Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray is holding out hopes that his Bulldogs can still slide into a first round bye at the SEC Tournament. MSU would need to win its final two games against Vanderbilt and Missouri and have

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Ray talks Commodores

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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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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Postgame interviews: Kentucky

Mississippi State fell to top-ranked Kentucky 74-56 on Wednesday to lose its third straight outing. Afterwards, head coaches Rick Ray and  John Calipari spoke along with Demetrius Houston, Oliver Black, Craig Sword, Trey Lyles and Karl-Anthony Towns.

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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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Ray wants to eliminate turnovers

Mississippi State faces a tremendous task facing the nation’s No. 1 team Kentucky on Wednesday. Bulldogs head coach Rick Ray hopes his team can eliminate the turnovers that have been plaguing his team of late. Ray also gives an injury

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Ray talks Wildcats

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: Arkansas

Mississippi State had another NCAA caliber team on the ropes in the second half but couldn’t finish the job at home falling to No. 18 Arkansas, 65-61. Following the game head coaches Rick Ray and Mike Anderson spoke along with

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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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