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Stansbury hired as WKU head coach

With 293 career wins and 11 postseason trips as a head coach to his credit, Rick Stansbury has been named the 15th head men’s basketball coach at Western Kentucky University, Director of Athletics Todd Stewart announced on Monday. A formal

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Auburn preview

I.J. Ready is averaging 16 points in three career games against Auburn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Six Mississippi State seniors will take the floor for the final time at Humphrey Coliseum today. The Bulldogs will bid farewell to Travis Daniels, Reggie Patterson, Craig Sword, Fred Thomas, Gavin Ware and Johnny Zuppardo prior taking on Auburn at

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Texas A&M preview

Elijah Staley is giving up basketball to compete for the starting quarterback job for the Bulldogs. (Kelly Price/ Mississippi State)

Ben Howland is a veteran coach in his 20th season on the court. However, tonight will be a new experience for Howland as he leads Mississippi State onto the floor for the first experience coaching in a Southeastern Conference game.

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Howland prepares for SEC debut

Mississippi State’s Ben Howland prepares to coach in his first Southeastern Conference game against Auburn on Wednesday. Howland previews the contest and what it will be like to have Rick Stansbury back in Humphrey Coliseum. Mississippi State Head Coach Ben

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MSU opens SEC season with Aggies

  Mississippi State opens Southeastern Conference play against Texas A&M at home on Jan. 6 at 8 p.m. on the SEC Network. It will pit new men’s basketball coach Ben Howland against former Bulldogs coach Rick Stansbury, who is now

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MSU fires Ray after three seasons

Rick Ray was hired by Southeast Missouri State on Monday.  (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Mississippi State director of athletics Scott Stricklin fired men’s basketball coach Rick Ray after three seasons on a Saturday. Ray went 37-60 during his stint in Starkville including a 13-41 mark in league play over that span after taking over

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LSU preview

Fallou Ndoye has started six games as a redshirt freshman. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State is still a work in progress. Although the Bulldogs have played better basketball of late, the team is still learning how to close out games. MSU let an eight point lead slip away against Georgia last weekend and

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Arkansas State preview

Travis Daniels has started all eight games for the Bulldogs this season. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State will make its first appearance inside Humphrey Coliseum in 23 days taking on Arkansas State tonight at 6 p.m. The Bulldogs last home game came on Nov. 24 against Clayton State and have gone 1-3 since. MSU is

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Jazz select Hood in first round

The Utah Jazz selected former Mississippi State wing Rodney Hood with the 23rd overall pick in the NBA Draft Thursday night. Hood spent the 2011-12 season in Starkville under Rick Stansbury before transferring to Duke and playing this past season

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Texas A&M hires Stansbury as assistant coach

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Rick Stansbury, the 2004 Associated Press SEC Coach of the Year, all-time coaching wins leader at Mississippi State and ninth-winningest coach in the history of the SEC, will join the Texas A&M men’s basketball staff as

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Blog Bag Answers: Good Variety

Hey, it’s Friday, so I have some Blog Bag answers for you. We got some football, some baseball and some basketball in this week’s edition. Here ya go. Q: I’d love to hear Dan Mullen‘s take on why he escorted

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