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Dan Mullen gets $4M a year for 4 years in new Mississippi State deal

  Mississippi State has announced a contract extension for coach Dan Mullen that will pay him more than $4 million per season for the next four years. The school announced the extension on Thursday night. The four-year contract, which runs through 2018, is the longest allowed by state law. The school says Mullen will be paid $4 million in 2015 and the average yearly salary of the...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 6 Lady Vols beat slumping Georgia 70-59

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Cierra Burdick scored 18 points and No. 6 Tennessee bounced back from its only SEC loss of the season to beat Georgia 70-59 on Thursday night, giving the Lady Bulldogs their longest losing streak in 38 years. Tennessee (24-4, 14-1 Southeastern Conference) recovered from Monday night's 71-66 loss at No. 2 South Carolina. Georgia (17-11, 5-10) has dropped eight straight...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Reaches Agreement On An Extension With HC Dan Mullen

Dan Mullen led Mississippi State to a 10-3 record in 2014, and that was good enough to earn him a contract extension through 2018.
Via Gamedayr
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi St coach Mullen gets 4-year extension

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Mississippi State has announced a contract extension for coach Dan Mullen that will pay him more than $4 million per season for the next four years. The school announced the extension on Thursday night. The four-year contract is the longest allowed by state law. The school says Mullen will be paid $4 million in 2015 and the average yearly salary of the contract...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mullen gets raise, extension

Mississippi State has announced a contract extension for coach Dan Mullen that will pay him more than $4 million per season for the next four years.
Via WholeHogSports
10 hours ago

No. 2 South Carolina women top No. 11 Mississippi St. 69-50

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Tiffany Mitchell scored 16 points to lead No. 2 South Carolina to a 69-50 victory over No. 11 Mississippi State and clinch a share of its second straight Southeastern Conference championship Thursday night. The Gamecocks (27-1, 15-0 SEC) can win the title outright Sunday - and match the 2011 Tennessee team as the only 16-0 champs in SEC history - with a win at...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Kentucky Is Practicing At Mississippi State Today After Beating Bulldogs Last Night

John Calipari is not going to let a couple inches of snow prohibit his Kentucky men’s basketball team from getting in a practice.  The No. 1-ranked Wildcats (28-0, 15-0 SEC) defeated Mississippi State (12-16, 5-10 SEC) in Starkville Wednesday night, 74-56. Bad weather prohibited Calipari’s team from flying back to Lexington, Ky., so they stayed in Mississippi. Kentucky is expected...
Via College Spun
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Warren Easton 2016 LB Pernell Jefferson holds offers from Mississippi State, Tulane, TCU and Oklahoma

Easton linebacker Pernell Jefferson is beginning to see his offer list grow
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
21 hours ago

Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns Threw Down a Savage Dunk Against Mississippi State

There are very few teams in the country that can play with Kentucky, largely due to dynamic and versatile players like freshman big man Karl-Anthony Towns. The 6’11”, 250-pound Towns reminded everyone why he and the Wildcats are 28-0 and rolling toward an undefeated regular season. During Kentucky’s blowout win over an awe-struck Mississippi State Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Postgame interviews, notes and milestones from UK’s win over Mississippi State

The Kentucky Wildcats are 28-0 after their 74-56 win at Mississippi State. Here’s what head coach John Calipari had to say about the Cats’ latest win: And here are the postgame notes and milestones from the win, courtesy of UK Athletics: • Kentucky is 28-0, 15-0 in the SEC. Mississippi State is 12-16, 5-10 in […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three more things from Kentucky’s win at Miss State

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Having written my column on Trey Lyles, here’s three more things from Kentucky’s 74-56 win over Mississippi State. 1. Thanks to Kentucky’s sluggish start to the second half, Mississippi State was able to cut the deficit to … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
1 day ago

Kentucky wins 28th straight

Top-ranked Kentucky fought off a slow start but still cruised to a 74-56 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday night to keep its undefeated season on track.
Via WholeHogSports
1 day ago

Kentucky Wildcats TV Highlights of UK’s win at Mississippi State

No. 1 Kentucky fought off a slow start but still cruised to a 74-56 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday night to keep its undefeated season rolling heading into Saturday’s date with No. 18 Arkansas. Trey Lyles notched a career-high 18 points and Aaron Harrison added 16 for the Cats, who improved to 28-0 and 15-0 in […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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 […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Trey Lyles skies for 1-handed dunk and steps on Mississippi State player

The Kentucky Wildcats put the pressure on Mississippi State early on with their fast-break offense,  and Oliver Black had no chance on this play while trying to defend Trey Lyles and Andrew Harrison’s 2-on-1 attack. Lyles stepping on Black appeared to be unintentional, but that won’t make him feel any better about it. ____________________________________ Want to […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky, Mississippi State fans brave the snow

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Kentucky and Mississippi State fans came through the snow to see the No. 1-ranked Cats play the host Bulldogs on Wednesday night. Here’s the scene approximately two hours before tipoff.
Via John Clay's Sidelines
1 day ago

Liveblog: Kentucky-Mississippi State basketball

Live Blog Liveblog: Kentucky-Mississippi State basketball  
Via John Clay's Sidelines
1 day ago

College basketball on television: Feb. 25

Dave Neal, Jon Sundvold and Kaylee Hartung comprise the SEC Network crew for Kentucky-Mississippi State at 7 p.m. Here’s the list of the college basketball games on television Wednesday night: Wednesday, Feb. 25 7:00 – Connecticut at East Carolina (ESPNU) … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
1 day ago

Kentucky vs Mississippi State: Impact Players, What To Watch For and Prediction

Kentucky (27-0, 14-0 SEC) has migrated south from a snow covered Lexington, only to be acquainted with more wintry weather. The Cats are in Starkville, Mississippi tonight to face the Mississippi State Bulldogs with the area under a winter storm warning. If you’ll recall, it seemed as though last season UK couldn’t escape bad weather, […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Inside The Numbers: Kentucky vs Mississippi State

Coming Into The Game Kentucky leads the all-time series vs Mississippi State 84-18. The Cats had lost three straight games vs Mississippi State prior to John Calipari’s arrival at Kentucky. UK is 7-0 vs Mississippi State under Calipari. Five of the seven meetings have been decided by ten points or less. Kentucky won both of […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Breakdown: Mississippi State’s Preston Smith

Preston Smith, Defensive End, Mississippi State University  Height: 6’5″ (From Combine) Weight: 271 lbs (From Combine) Year: Sr Trait Notes:Get Off – C-Explosion – C+Hand Usage – B-Leverage – C+Bend – CClosing Speed – C+Block Shedding – B-Functional Strength – B-Tackling – B-Overall Current Grade – COverall Ceiling Grade – B- Get off, leverage and bend...
Via The Bay Cave
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State slowly rebuilding as No. 1 Kentucky looms

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Mississippi State was the worst team in the Southeastern Conference last season. Now the program is simply mediocre. It's far from a miraculous turnaround, but the Bulldogs (12-15, 5-9 SEC) have slowly shown signs of improvement during their third season under coach Rick Ray. The past week was a synopsis of how much Mississippi State has progressed - and also...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Harrison Twins and Barry Rohrssen talk MSU, Karlito, Ulis’ battling pain and more

The Kentucky Wildcats are getting set to play Mississippi State Wednesday night. Before they do, assistant coach Barry Rohrssen and the Harrison twins talked to the media about a variety of topics, including the Bulldogs, Karl-Anthony Towns’ alter ego, Tyler ulis playing through pain and more.     ____________________________________ Want to continue this Kentucky Wildcats […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Mississippi State Calls For Blackout Against 27-0 Kentucky

The Kentucky Wildcats have won all 27 of their games this season, and many believe that they have what it takes to finish the year undefeated at 40-0. That being said, they’re certainly going to continue to get every team’s best shot down the stretch. That starts this Wednesday at Mississippi State, which has just announced it will be hosting a “blackout” for the occasion...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

College Baseball Roundup: Mississippi State Making Early Waves in SEC

There are currently other more highly ranked teams in the powerful Southeastern Conference: Vanderbilt, LSU, and Florida, just to name a few.  In some collegiate baseball polls, you can find Ole Miss and Alabama way up there as well. But after two straight weekends of collecting four victories each, the 8-0 Mississippi State Bulldogs are serving early notice to the SEC that there...
Via Baseball Essential
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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