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Mississippi St Preview Capsule

Mississippi State Last season: 13-19, failed to make the postseason. Nickname: Bulldogs. Coach: Ben Howland. Conference: Southeastern. Key returners: A group of experienced seniors includes Craig Sword, Fred Thomas and Gavin Ware. Sword struggled at the beginning of last season because of a back injury, but was very good down the stretch, averaging a team-high 14.4 points per game...
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Video: Karl-Anthony Towns follows amazing dunk with emphatic block on Craig Sword

Karl-Anthony Towns tried to replicate Michael Jordan’s famous dunk from the free throw line against Mississippi State. His get off ended up being on the SEC logo, which is still pretty impressive leaping for the 6-11, 250-pound freshman.     After posterizing Mississippi State, Craig Sword tried to return the favor against Towns, who was […]
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February 25, 2015  |  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. Trivante...
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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...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Mississippi State holds off Loyola in 65-64 OT win

Mississippi State's Craig Sword and Roquez Johnson combined for 44 points as the Bulldogs held off Loyola 65-64 in overtime Sunday. Sword had a game-high 24 points and put MSU (5-1) in front for good with an old-fashioned three-point play with 1:36 left in overtime. Johnson had a career-best 20 points and also his first double-double of the season with 11 rebounds. Sword was 8...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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