Posted March 13, 2013 on
Mississippi State found Bridgestone Arena to its liking. The Bulldogs continued their strong play of late Wednesday night as MSU knocked off South Carolina 70-59 in an opening-round game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament played in the Music City.
BEST OF MAXIM
Mississippi State could not build on the momentum. Fresh off a victory in their Southeastern Conference tournament opener, the Bulldogs could not make it two straight wins. No. 13 seed MSU battled valiantly, before falling to fifth-seeded Tennessee 69-53 in a quarterfinal round tournament game played Thursday afternoon at Bridgestone Arena.
The season didn't end the way Mississippi State had hoped. The Bulldogs were defeated by Tennessee in the second round of the SEC Tournament.
In the first game of the SEC Tournament, Mississippi State got the 70-59 win over South Carolina.
The youth movement forced on Mississippi State this season came at a cost. But here at the end of the campaign there are some rewards showing, too, with a pair of Bulldogs named to the Southeastern Conference’s All-Freshman squad.
Gene'sPage.com recruiting analyst Steve Robertson has all the latest on the recruiting efforts of the Mississippi State Bulldogs in our newest podcast.
FSNextTV: Mississippi State men's head basketball coach Rick Ray talks to the media, March 12, 2013.
PEARL -- Pre-game story lines focused on how happy Mississippi State pitchers are working in spacious Trustmark Park. But Hunter Renfroe is becoming quite fond of the Class AA facility himself, after out-slugging Southern Mississippi by himself in a 13-5 victory.
No. 8 ranked Mississippi State and 2nd ranked LSU tangle in a three-game Southeastern Conference series this weekend at Dudy Noble Field.
FSNextTV: Mississippi State men's players Gavin Ware and Colin Borchert talk to the media, March 12, 2013.
Included is a March 14, 2013 photo gallery of the work that has been done on the Mississippi State football stadium expansion.