MISSISSIPPI STATE BULLDOGS NEWS

The Bulldogs are Playing Top-Notch Basketball

Mississippi State men’s basketball team has a found a rhythm in their last few games. Mississippi State goes on the road and pulls off a huge a win at College Station, TX (93-81). There is no doubt this team is getting better each week. Ben Howland seems to have gained control of his team late in the season and now has his dawgs at 20-8 on the season and 8-7 in the SEC. The Bulldogs...
Via For Whom the Cowbell Tolls
12 hours ago

Mississippi State podcast: As one MSU program loses its coach, another gets its biggest win of the season

Welcome to More Cowbell, SEC Country’s daily podcast about Mississippi State sports with host Brandon Walker. Well, that was quite a day. On a day that Mississippi State lost its baseball coach, the men’s basketball team traveled to College Station and earned its biggest win of the year, maintaining its spot on the NCAA Tournament bubble. The Bulldogs are now 20-8 overall and 8-7...
Via SEC Country
14 hours ago

JUCO OL Montravious Richardson again commits to Mississippi State

Montravious Richardson has committed to Mississippi State — again. During the 2017 recruiting cycle, Richardson committed to the Bulldogs. However, he couldn’t qualify to attend Mississippi State, so he instead went to play for Mississippi Delta Community College. On Wednesday, Richardson made the same decision he did two years prior, announcing on Twitter that he has committed to...
Via SEC Country
15 hours ago

Kentucky’s Nick Mingione on Mississippi State coaching speculation: ‘Why wouldn’t they say my name?’

LEXINGTON, Ky. — One year after Nick Mingione transformed Kentucky baseball into a national contender, and just five games into the 8th-ranked Wildcats’ 2018 campaign, comes a sense of uncertainty as Mingione’s name will undoubtedly be on the shortlist for the Mississippi State job this summer. “Yeah you know what, it’s a sad deal for everybody, right?” Mingione said when asked Tuesday...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Mississippi State stuns Texas A&M 93-81

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- Abdul Ado scored 19 points and Mississippi State stunned Texas A&M 93-81 on Tuesday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
1 day ago

Report: Rebel Rags files lawsuit against former Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen, AD Scott Stricklin

The rivalry between Ole Miss and Mississippi State has just earned another chapter as Rebel Rags, a retailer specializing in Rebels merchandize, has filed a lawsuit against former Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen, former Mississippi State athletic director Scott Stricklin, the NCAA and NCAA investigator Mike Sheridan, per Bruce Feldman. The store and its owner, Terry Warren, were...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri reacts to former assistant Andy Cannizaro’s resignation at Mississippi State

BATON ROUGE, La. — Mississippi State parted ways with baseball coach Andy Cannizaro on Tuesday, terminating their relationship one year and three games into his tenure. Prior to Mississippi State, Cannizaro spent three years on the LSU baseball staff as hitting coach and recruiting coordinator working under LSU coach Paul Mainieri. A Mandeville native who played college ball at Tulane...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Paul Mainieri on Andy Cannizaro’s resignation: ‘It’s a topic I’d rather not discuss’

A bombshell came out on Monday night as Mississippi State’s baseball coach Andy Cannizaro was set to resign after just the first week of his second season in charge of the Bulldogs. When LSU’s Paul Mainieri was asked about it, the legendary coach didn’t want to say much at all. “I actually had no reaction,” Mainieri said, per Ross Dellenger. “It’s a topic I’d rather not discuss....
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Mississippi State’s Present is Bleak, but the Future is still Bright

The Mississippi State baseball program has taken a major hit, but it doesn’t have to derail the program Andy Cannizaro is out as Mississippi State Baseball Coach. In the official statement, the only reason given for his sudden and shocking resignation was he “made some poor decisions.” Those poor decisions will have a lasting impact on Cannizaro’s family more so than anyone else...

Mississippi State podcast: Andy Cannizaro out as MSU baseball coach

Welcome to More Cowbell, SEC Country’s daily podcast about Mississippi State sports with host Brandon Walker. In a surprise turn of events Monday night, Andy Cannizaro has been removed from his position of head baseball coach at Mississippi State. Cannizaro is out just 3 games into his second season at MSU, and leaves the MSU baseball program in a tough situation. Veteran coach Gary...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Former Kentucky baseball coach Gary Henderson named interim coach at Mississippi State

Gary Henderson, who coached Kentucky baseball for eight seasons, has been named interim head coach at Mississippi State following the abrupt resignation of coach Andy Cannizaro. This is Henderson’s second season in Starkville, Miss. He resigned as Kentucky’s coach following the 2016 season. He served as Mississippi State’s pitching coach last season. Kentucky has more ties than just...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Mississippi State officially announces resignation of baseball coach Andy Cannizaro

Andy Cannizaro is officially out as Mississippi State baseball coach. The school announced on Tuesday morning that Cannizaro has resigned, effective immediately, leaving pitching coach Gary Henderson to take over as interim coach. “I had a wonderful opportunity at Mississippi State, but unfortunately I made some poor decisions,” Cannizaro said. “I hope Mississippi State University...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Report: Gary Henderson to take over as interim coach at Mississippi State

Andy Cannizaro is reportedly out as the coach of the Mississippi State baseball team, news that has sent the Twitter world abuzz. According to multiple reports, including one by Kendall Rogers of d1baseball.com, pitching coach Gary Henderson will be taking over as interim coach for the Bulldogs. Henderson is in his second season on Mississippi State’s staff. Prior to joining the...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Mississippi State Baseball Coaching Hot Board

Here are some candidates for Mississippi State baseball's head coaching vacancy. Well, we weren't expecting this article to be written for years, but here goes. Mississippi State baseball coach Andy Cannizaro was fired yesterday, reportedly with cause, after starting the 2018 campaign with an 0-3 weekend against Southern Miss. According to the report, pitching coach Gary Henderson...

It’s Always Sunny in Starkville: Vic Schaefer has put Mississippi State in the company of the Blue Bloods

The Women’s Basketball team is among the elite thanks to the efforts of their head coach Vic Schaefer Editor Justin Strawn hosts It’s Always Sunny in Starkville. You can download the Bulldog Sports Radio app for iOS and Android devices. Special thanks to Cherokee Valley Golf Club for making the show possible. You can click here to request a tee time online.

Twitter reacts to stunning news that Mississippi State baseball coach Andy Cannizaro reportedly will be fired

Surprising news broke Monday night, with 247Sports’ David H. Murray reporting that Mississippi State will fire baseball coach Andy Cannizaro for cause. On Monday night, the reason for Cannizaro’s firing was not known. The school is expected to make an official announcement Tuesday morning. The timing of the development is stunning, given how the Bulldogs began their season last weekend...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Mississippi State will reportedly fire second-year baseball head coach Andy Cannizaro for cause

There’s a very strange story out there about the Mississippi State Bulldogs baseball team. The school made significant improvements last year under former LSU assistant coach and recruiting coordinator Andy Cannizaro, who was hired as head coach in November 2016, but 247 Sports’ David Murray is reporting that the school is set to fire Cannizaro Tuesday morning after just one series...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago

Mississippi State firing baseball coach bodes well for LSU recruiting

Mississippi State opted to part ways with baseball coach Andy Cannizaro late on Monday evening. That should help LSU with a major recruiting battle. Cannizaro, a former assistant on Paul Mainieri’s staff at LSU from 2014-16, played an integral role in recruiting Maurice Hampton. Hampton is a top-150 prospect in the Class of 2019 for football, but also a highly touted baseball recruit...
Via SEC Country
2 days ago

Report: Andy Cannizaro to be fired as Mississippi State baseball coach

After the opening weekend of the college baseball season, Mississippi State will fire baseball coach Andy Cannizaro on Tuesday morning, according to a report from 247Sports’ David H. Murray. Cannizaro will reportedly be fired for cause. Murray reports “University officials have yet to state on record what said cause is.” Cannizaro is in his second year at Mississippi State and took...
Via SEC Country
2 days ago

NCAAW: Women's basketball Top 16 reveal: UConn, Mississippi State, Louisville and Notre Dame remain top seeds

Via NCAA.com
2 days ago

NCAAW: Baylor's placement in Lexington is a win

With the exception of Louisville and its fans, the NCAA committee's decision to place Baylor in Lexington (behind the top-seeded Cardinals) instead of in Kansas City (with No. 2 overall seed Mississippi State) in the third reveal was the right move.
Via ESPN
2 days ago

Mississippi State Women’s Basketball: This is Your Year to Go All the Way

Following their 28th win in a row and clinching of the SEC regular season title, the Bulldogs continue to look ahead The girls are 28-0, hold the longest active win streak in the NCAA, and have just claimed the program’s first ever SEC title. Each are historic accomplishments, but if you asked the team, I’m sure they’d say, “We aren’t done yet.” And indeed they are not. Whenever...

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Mississippi State podcast: Wrap this SEC championsnhip in maroon and white

Welcome to More Cowbell, SEC Country’s daily podcast about Mississippi State sports with host Brandon Walker. At long last, Mississippi State has its first SEC championship in women’s basketball. On an electric Sunday afternoon in Starkville, Vic Schaefer and his undefeated team notched another milestone, cruising past Texas A&M to clinch the SEC’s regular season title. Now...
Via SEC Country
2 days ago

Tennessee basketball slips in AP Top 25, perception yet to match SEC’s reality

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee basketball slipped a spot to No. 19 in the AP Top 25 men’s basketball poll this week after Saturday’s 73-62 loss at Georgia. RELATED: 3 things from Vols road loss to Bulldogs The Vols (19-7, 9-5 SEC) beat South Carolina 70-67 in a home game to split their league games. Tennessee will next face Florida (17-10, 8-6) at 9 p.m. on Wednesday in Thompson-Boling...
Via SEC Country
2 days ago
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