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MSU holds annual awards banquet

To cap a memorable 2014-15 campaign, several Bulldogs were recognized for their season’s efforts Wednesday night at the team’s annual Hail State Hoops Awards Banquet. Wednesday’s event, held in front of a capacity crowd in the Mize Pavilion, celebrated a

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Schaefer signs a four-year extension

After leading the Mississippi State women’s basketball team to one of its most successful seasons, Vic Schaefer has been rewarded with a four-year contract extension. The reigning Southeastern Conference Coach of the Year guided the Bulldogs to a school-record 27

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Stricklin discusses Howland hire

Mississippi State director of athletics Scott Stricklin talks about the steps he took in hiring new men’s basketball coach Ben Howland in a matter of only three days.

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MSU names Howland new hoops coach

Mississippi State made quick work in hiring its next men’s basketball coach. The Bulldogs reached an agreement with former UCLA head coach Ben Howland on Monday to take the position vacated when Rick Ray was fired after three seasons on Saturday.

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Stricklin speaks about Ray’s dismissal

Mississippi State director of athletics Scott Stricklin held an informal news conference Saturday afternoon to discuss the departure of men’s basketball coach Rick Ray after three seasons.  

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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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MSU signs Mullen to contract extension

Dan Mullen signed a contract extension through 2018 with Mississippi State. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Dan Mullen was handsomely rewarded for his part in one of the most memorable seasons in Mississippi State football history. Director of athletics Scott Stricklin announced Thursday evening that Mullen had signed a contract extension through 2018 which contained a

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Orange Bowl will allow cowbells

Mississippi State fans received some favorable news Tuesday morning as the Orange Bowl announced it will allow cowbells inside Sun Life Stadium for the Dec. 31 match-up against Georgia Tech. Bulldogs fans will have to abide by the Southeastern Conference

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Mullen opens up on Collins’ departure

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen opened up about the departure of defensive coordinator Geoff Collins to Florida following Tuesday morning’s practice. Mullen also talked about his name being mentioned for other jobs, a possible contract extension with the Bulldogs

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Stricklin talks Orange Bowl bid

Mississippi State director of athletics Scott Stricklin discusses the Bulldogs bowl bid to the Orange Bowl against Georgia Tech. “On behalf of Dr. (Mark) Keenum and our university, and obviously our players and our coaches and staff, students and alumni,

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Hazelwood won’t return as volleyball coach

Mississippi State volleyball coach Jenny Hazelwood is being reassigned to an administrative position in the MSU Athletic Department and will no longer serve as head coach, MSU Director of Athletics Scott Stricklin announced Monday. “I want to thank Jenny for her

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