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Mississippi St. 82, Vanderbilt 68

Craig Sword recorded 20 points, six assists and four rebounds as the Bulldogs surprised the Commodores in the first round of the SEC tournament in Atlanta. Roquez Johnson added 18 points and five rebounds for Mississippi State (14-18), which will meet No. 6 seed Mississippi in Thursday's second round. Fred Thomas chipped in with 16 points and three assists while Gavin Ware contributed...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

ScoutTV: Craig Sword, March 10, 2014

ScoutTV: Mississippi State sophomore men's basketball player Craig Sword talks to the media about the upcoming SEC Tournament, March 10, 2014.
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Craig Sword emerging to lead Miss State Men’s Basketball Team

Craig Sword has racked up points this season as a sophomore guard for the Bulldogs to emerge as a leader in scoring for the Miss State men’s basketball team.  The Bulldogs (8-2) are showing momentum and Sword is finding a consistent place in their recent wins. Nicknamed Chicken, Sword has been the leading scorer for the Bulldogs in six straight games, racking up over 20 points...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Mississippi State defeats Florida A&M 78-65

Mississippi State's Craig Sword scored a game-high 16 points, including 15 in the first half, to lead the Bulldogs to a 78-65 victory over Florida A&M Tuesday night. Sword paced four Bulldogs in double figures and finished the night 10-of-12 at the free throw line. Redshirt freshman Dre Applewhite had his first double-double with 14 points and 11 points for the Bulldogs...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Mississippi State defeats SE Louisiana 68-62

Craig Sword scored 20 points and ignited a decisive rally in the final eight minutes Friday as Mississippi State defeated Southeastern Louisiana 68-62. The Bulldogs (6-2) snapped a 54-54 tie on a three-point play by Sword with 7:29 left and never trailed again. Sword accounted for 11 consecutive points in the crucial stretch run, hitting three baskets and assisting a Gavin Ware...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Sword Shoots State Past Lions 68-62

TUPELO -- It wasn’t quite a perfect performance. Craig Sword could have made a few more free throws for instance. But everything else he did suited Mississippi State’s needs, well, perfectly in a 68-62 victory over Southeastern Louisiana.
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Mississippi St. 74, Auburn 71

Craig Sword scored 19 points and hit two crucial free throws in overtime to lead Mississippi State to a 74-71 win over Auburn Saturday. Mississippi State (9-21, 4-14 Southeastern Conference) trailed by three late in regulation, but Colin Borchert hit a deep 3-pointer to force overtime. Borchert finished with 20 points. Auburn (9-22, 3-15) had a chance to win the game in regulation...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

FSNextTV: Craig Sword Interview

FSNextTV: Mississippi State freshman basketball player Craig Sword talks to the media about his team's upcoming game against Alabama.
January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Sword, State Enjoying Fast SEC Start

No, really. He’s telling the truth. “I want to practice,” Craig Sword insists. “But they told me to keep getting treatment so I can play.” Given the way Sword is playing these days everyone at Mississippi State definitely prefers having him on the Humphrey Coliseum court to the practice floor.
January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Mississippi St. 56, South Carolina 54

Craig Sword scored 18 points, Roquez Johnson added 14 and Mississippi State edged South Carolina 56-54 on Wednesday in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams. Mississippi State (6-7) first-year coach Rick Ray won his SEC debut. Sword shot 6 of 11 from the field and had a dunk with 26 seconds left that provided enough separation for the victory. South Carolina's Bruce...
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January 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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