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No. 11 Mississippi State women defeat No. 21 Missouri 52-42

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Morgan William scored 17 points and Victoria Vivians 13, and the two guards made big plays late in No. 11 Mississippi State's 52-42 victory over No. 21 Missouri on Sunday. Mississippi State (21-4, 8-3 SEC) led 45-42 when William scored and Vivians followed with a steal and 3-point play for an eight-point lead with a minute left. William added two free throws...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vivians leads No. 11 Mississippi State to 71-52 win over LSU

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Victoria Vivians scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds and No. 11 Mississippi State took control early en route to a 71-52 win over LSU on Thursday night. Morgan William scored 11 points and Dominique Dillingham 10 for the Bulldogs (20-7, 7-3 SEC), who outscored the Tigers (8-15, 2-8) 20-6 in the second quarter to take a 30-16 lead. After a free throw...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss Signee Fires Shots At Mississippi State, Dan Mullen After Decision

For many schools on National Signing Day, the goal is pretty simple to win their own backyard and their own home state by bringing in as many recruits as they can. For one top receiver, he couldn’t even get recruited by the program in his home town … and that bothers him. A.J. Brown is a four star receiver who signed with the Ole Miss Rebels. Brown went with Hugh Freeze’s team...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Starkville Native AJ Brown Criticizes Dan Mullen For Lack Of Recruitment After Signing With Ole Miss

This morning, Ole Miss won a big recruiting battle, picking up four-star wide receiver AJ Brown over Alabama and his hometown team Mississippi State.  AJ Brown taking his talents to Ole Miss. pic.twitter.com/oM6dQBzwzm — Michael Bonner (@MikeBBonner) February 3, 2016 After his decision, Brown apparently caught some heat from local Bulldog fans. He took to Twitter to rebuke those...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Five-star recruit Jeffrey Simmons commits to Mississippi State

Mississippi State finally got one of the big in-state fish, as five-star defensive lineman Jeffrey Simmons committed to the Bulldogs over Ole Miss and Alabama. Simmons was thought to be leaning toward joining the Rebels recruiting class, which makes the commitment even bigger for MSU. Simmons, a 2016 U.S. Army All-American, is rated as a five-star prospect and the No. 1 prospect...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

5-Star DE Jeffery Simmons Commits To Mississippi State Over Ole Miss, Alabama

Macon (Miss.) Noxubee County five-star defensive end Jeffery Simmons pulled a bit of a shocker minutes ago when he announced his commitment to Mississippi State over Ole Miss and Alabama. Ole Miss had been considered the favorite for Simmons with Alabama making a late push as well.  OFFICIAL: Jeffery Simmons has committed to MISSISSIPPI STATE over Ole Miss and Alabama. pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama beats Mississippi State 82-80 in overtime

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Retin Obasohan scored 25 points and Justin Coleman made a crucial 3-pointer with about a minute remaining in overtime to lead Alabama over Mississippi State 82-80 on Tuesday night. Alabama (12-9, 3-6 Southeastern Conference) won for just the second time in six games. Mississippi State (9-12, 2-7) lost to Alabama for the sixth straight time, which is the...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama beats Mississippi St 82-80 in overtime

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Retin Obasohan scored 25 points and Justin Coleman made a crucial 3-pointer with about a minute remaining in overtime to lead Alabama over Mississippi State 82-80 on Tuesday night. Alabama (12-9, 3-6 Southeastern Conference) won for just the second time in six games. Mississippi State (9-12, 2-7) lost to Alabama for the sixth straight time, which is the...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Mississippi OL prospect Lashley commits to Alabama

Mississippi State's 2016 recruiting class continues to take its lumps, this time its elite offensive lineman Scott Lashley who turns down MSU for the defending national champions. The 6-foot-7, 310-pound Lashley joins a stellar offensive line haul for Alabama, as the Tide already had four elite linemen committed to its most recent class. Lashley joins Nigel Knott as the second touted...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Draft Prospect: Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit We’re all aware of the ungainly elephant in the room for the Texans this offseason...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: 4-Star OG Stewart Reese Commits To Mississippi State

Fort Pierce (Fla.) Central four-star offensive guard Stewart Reese has committed to Mississippi State, according to multiple reports.  Reese chose the Bulldogs over Syracuse.  .@FPCFootball OT Stewart Reese (No. 1 @TCPalm Super 11) has committed to #MississippiState. #HailState #TCPrepZone — Jon Santucci (@JonSantucci) February 1, 2016 247Sports three-star OL Stewart Reese...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Farrar, 2-Sport Athlete, Flips From Mississippi State To Oklahoma

It was just last week that Mississippi State gained the services of two-sport athlete Zach Farrar – who stars at both wide receiver and outfielder. Sunday night, Farrar announced that he’s instead heading to Norman, Oklahoma to play for the Sooners. Farrar dropped the news via Twitter, and added that there was nothing “negative” about MSU that made him change his mind. Farrar...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA College Football 2016: Banner Day for SEC Passers and Other Notes

Oops, they did it again. SEC quarterbacks leading their team to a win on Saturday. Who heard of such a thing? Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott got off on the wrong foot in the Senior Bowl, but helped his team when it needed him most. The quarterback’s first drive of the second quarter included a false start penalty and led to a punt, but he bounced back on his second chance and...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 13 Mississippi State women beat Arkansas 65-55

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Victoria Vivians scored 17 points and No. 13 Mississippi State never trailed and beat Arkansas 65-55 on Sunday. Dominique Dillingham and Morgan William added 11 points apiece for the Bulldogs (19-4, 6-3 SEC), whose win follows the program's first ever against Tennessee, a 65-63 overtime victory on Friday. Jessica Jackson and Jordan Danberry each had 12...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dak Prescott shines in Senior Bowl

In Saturday’s Senior Bowl, several prominent college football quarterbacks duked it out, each trying to one up the other with NFL scouts watching attentively. Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott shone the brightest of all of them in the college all-star game, helping lead the South team to a 27-16 victory over the North team. Prescott was a bit of a forgotten man at the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou suffers ugly 76-62 loss to similarly lowly Mississippi State

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Quinndary Weatherspoon had 18 points and 14 rebounds as Mississippi State defeated Missouri 76-62 Saturday night.It's the Bulldogs' first road victory since Feb. 14, 2015, when they defeated Missouri 53-43.Malik Newman led all scorers with 19 points, including 11 in the first half. He shot 4 of 7 in the first half, including 3 of 5 from 3-point range.Missouri struggled...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State rides big first half past Missouri, 76-62

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Malik Newman scored 19 points and Quinndary Weatherspoon added 18 points and 14 rebounds as Mississippi State built a big first-half lead and cruised to a 76-62 win over Missouri Saturday night. Weatherspoon drilled a 3-pointer in the first minute of the game to get the Bulldogs out of the blocks quickly and the team never trailed the rest of the way. Newman...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State SID wants to “train” local reporters: “everything needs to come through us”

From South Carolina to Michigan to Illinois to Idaho and Houston, college football programs have often tried to control their media coverage, and it usually hasn’t ended well for them. Now, it seems Mississippi State is getting in on the game. Football Scoop’s Scott Roussel wrote a post Friday about a tweet from Mississippi State assistant athletic director/media relations Bill...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 13 Mississippi State women edge No. 19 Tennessee in OT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) No. 13 Mississippi State overcame a 12-point third-quarter deficit to knock off No. 13 Tennessee for the first time in school history 65-63 in overtime Thursday night. Dominique Dillingham and Victoria Vivians scored 14 points each for the Bulldogs (18-4, 5-3), who overcame just 3-for-16 shooting from 3-point range. Tennessee (12-8, 3-4 SEC) had double...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dak Prescott finding comfort under center

Mississippi State Bulldogs quarterback Dak Prescott had one of the most impressive days of any quarterback in Mobile for the Senior Bowl on Tuesday afternoon. Prescott was working under center and attempting to improve his footwork, while showing off a strong arm and high energy throughout practice. For Prescott, it was the perfect way to start off the week. Following Tuesday’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dak Prescott discusses Tebow comparisons, working with NFL staff

As a member of the South squad at the 2016 Reese’s Senior Bowl, Mississippi State Bulldogs quarterback Dak Prescott has the opportunity to work closely with the Jacksonville Jaguars coaching staff. For a player who is attempting to gain more comfort under center, the opportunity to work with an NFL staff closely for a week is a valuable learning experience. “It was cool,”...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia, Mississippi State Nab Commitments From Recruits Over Florida Schools

With just over one week to go until National Signing Day, recruits took some of their final official visits to colleges across the country this weekend. For both the Georgia Bulldogs and the Mississippi State Bulldogs, the weekend ended by getting commitments from recruits that had either been leaning toward a program from the state of Florida or were committed at one point. Georgia...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 2 South Carolina beats No. 10 Mississippi St 57-51

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Tiffany Mitchell scored 21 points, including nine in a tight fourth quarter, and No. 2 South Carolina beat No. 10 Mississippi State 57-51 on Sunday. South Carolina (19-0, 7-0 Southeastern Conference) led for almost the entire second half, but struggled to fight off Mississippi State in the final minutes. The Bulldogs cut South Carolina's lead to 44-43 with...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Newman with 25 points; Mississippi St. beats Ole Miss 83-77

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Malik Newman scored 20 of his career-high 25 points in the second half to lead Mississippi State to an 83-77 victory over Mississippi on Saturday. Quinndary Weatherspoon added 18 points for the Bulldogs (8-10, 1-5 SEC), who snapped a four-game losing skid against the Rebels, and avoided its first 0-6 conference start since 1985-86. Rasheed Brooks scored...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Mullen loses assistant coach to NFL

Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen is losing cornerbacks coach Deshea Townsend to the Tennessee Titans, who have hired Townsend to become their new defensive backs coach. Neither Mullen or the university has confirmed Townsend’s departure, but two Bulldogs players have wished Townsend bon voyage on Twitter. Congrats @desheatownsend on the great opportunity! — Rj Warren (@2_amazing...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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