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Alabama runs away from Mississippi State 75-55 in SEC

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) How Alabama scores matters as much as how many, and coach Avery Johnson likes the progress he's seeing in both areas. Defense also factored into opportunities resulting in a thorough Southeastern Conference Tournament victory for the Crimson Tide. Dazon Ingram scored 17 points, Corbin Collins added 14 and Alabama shot well throughout to roll past Mississippi...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

I’m a Senior at Mississippi State and I’ve Never Seen a Winning Men’s Basketball Season

I enrolled in the fall of 2013. It’s now the spring of 2017. Still no winning season for me. I’m Ethan Lee. Most of y’all know that, but some of you may not. I also happen to be a senior at Mississippi State University. I’m hoping that most of y’all didn’t know that until now because that’d be a little odd. I’ve seen a lot of cool things in my time here in Starkville...
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16 days ago

Alabama runs away from Mississippi State 73-58 in SEC

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Dazon Ingram scored 17 points, Corbin Collins added 14 and Alabama shot well throughout to roll past Mississippi State 75-55 on Thursday in the Southeastern Conference tournament. The fifth-seeded Crimson Tide had it easy in its tournament opener, leading by as many as 30 with eight minutes remaining against a Bulldogs squad playing its second SEC contest...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Relentless: Mississippi State Women's Basketball - 2017 Episode IX, "Heavy"

Mississippi State beats LSU 79-52 in SEC tourney opener

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Quinndary Weatherspoon scored 19 points, and 12th-seeded Mississippi State routed LSU 79-52 Wednesday night in the opening game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The Bulldogs (16-15) will play fifth-seeded Alabama on Thursday. Mississippi State now has won two straight for the first time since winning at Arkansas on Jan. 10, then beating Texas A...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Softball Week Recap: Bulldogs win Bulldog Slamboree Tournament, Defeat Troy

Mississippi State has won 15 in a row as they’re headed for SEC play this weekend. Looking back at the weekend and last night, what happened? Mississippi State continued their winning ways over the weekend and through last night as their 15 game winning streak has carried them to a 19-3 record. They were pushed at times during the Bulldog Slamboree Tournament, but a superior...
Via For Whom the Cowbell Tolls
17 days ago

Mississippi State DL Jeffery Simmons on striking woman: ‘I regret doing it, but I have to live and learn from it’

Mississippi State defensive lineman Jeffery Simmons has expressed regret for striking a woman last year. As reported by The Clarion-Ledger’s Will Sammon on Tuesday, Simmons said he regretted the episode, which led to him being charged with simple assault after video surfaced in April 2016 of him hitting a woman multiple times during an altercation that March. At the time,...
Via SEC Country
17 days ago

No. 5 South Carolina tops Mississippi State for SEC title

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) A'ja Wilson believes No. 5 South Carolina proved it's not only the best in the Southeastern Conference, but one of the best in the country and a major threat in the NCAA Tournament. The Gamecocks won their third straight SEC Tournament title behind Kaela Davis' 23 points and Wilson's dominant fourth quarter to rally past No. 6 Mississippi State 59-49 on Sunday...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Dillingham leads No. 6 Mississippi State past Texas A&M

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) Dominique Dillingham had 14 points and No. 6 Mississippi State advanced to its second straight Southeastern Conference Tournament with a 66-50 victory over Texas A&M on Saturday night. The Bulldogs set a school record with their 29th victory this season. They'll look for No. 30 on Sunday against two-time defending tournament champion South Carolina. The...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Graduate Seth Barnes Competing in the Iditarod

The “Last Great Race” features a competitor that graduated from Mississippi State The Iditarod is a cool race. Literally. It’s a race where dogs pull sleds carrying a person through snow and ice and other cool conditions in Alaska, which is a very cool state. It’s a race that is rich in history and tradition and has inspired a book by Gary Paulsen which in turn inspired...
Via For Whom the Cowbell Tolls
21 days ago

Mississippi State Softball Opens Bulldog Slamboree with a Doubleheader Sweep

Mississippi State is riding an 11 game winning streak right now after clinching two more victories last night. Vann Stuedeman’s squad just keeps winning. The Bulldogs opened the Bulldog Slamboree Tournament last night by winning both games in the doubleheader with a 6-1 victory over Samford and a 4-1 win over UMass. The 6-1 victory against Samford featured strong pitching from...
Via For Whom the Cowbell Tolls
21 days ago

Late Run Pushes #2 Seeded Mississippi State To the SEC Semifinals

The Mississippi State Bulldogs ended a 2 game losing streak by defeating the LSU Tigers 78-61 Mississippi State was coming off 2 tough losses. An OT loss to Kentucky, and an 18 point loss at home(in front of a record 10,500 fans) to a Tennessee squad that lost its first game of the SEC Tournament to #12 seeded Alabama. It’s safe to say Mississippi State needed a win badly and win...
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21 days ago

McCowan lifts No. 6 Mississippi St women over LSU, 78-61

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) Teaira McCowan scored 13 of her 15 points in the final 13 minutes and No. 6 Mississippi State beat LSU 78-61 on Friday night to reach the SEC Tournament semifinals for the second consecutive season. The Bulldogs (28-3) trailed 39-37 with less than three minutes to play in the third quarter when the 6-foot-7 McCowan, voted the conference's sixth woman of the...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Softball in Sixty - 3/1/17

Sixty second highlight of Mississippi State's win in softball against Alabama State on March 1st.

Dan Mullen on contract extension: ‘I’m grateful. I love being here at Mississippi State’

At the end of Mississippi State’s first spring practice on Thursday, head coach Dan Mullen was asked about the four-year contract extension he signed earlier this week. He then cracked a smile, going on to praise the university and the program. “That’s a nice deal, right?” Mullen joked, while meeting with the media. “I’m grateful. I love being here at Mississippi State...
Via SEC Country
22 days ago

Jim Ellis Retiring from Calling Mississippi State Football and Basketball Games, Will Still Cover Mississippi State Baseball

Mississippi State athletics announced today that Jim Ellis, the longtime broadcaster of Mississippi State football, basketball, and baseball will be retiring from football and basketball, though he will still be calling Mississippi State baseball. From Mississippi State Athletics’ press release: Since 1983, Ellis has been a part of MSU's basketball broadcast team, including the...
Via For Whom the Cowbell Tolls
23 days ago

WATCH: 2016-17 Mississippi State Women's Basketball: Rise

Dan Mullen says long jogs with Urban Meyer turned into races

Dan Mullen is competitive well beyond the football field. How competitive? Jogs with Urban Meyer used to turn into races. In an interesting podcast with Mississippi State’s Matt Wyatt, Mullen described how lunchtime jogs with Meyer when the two were part of Notre Dame’s coaching staff became a “dead sprint” because of each man’s competitive nature. Here’s what Mullen...
Via SEC Country
24 days ago

Mississippi State Softball Wins Big in Hammond, Louisiana

The softball team faced off against the lions of Southeastern. Mississippi State won big on the road in Hammond, Louisiana last night. The lady dawgs finished up this game with the final score of 9-1. The Bulldogs hit well on the day, racking up a total of 10 hits, dwarfing to the Lions’ 4. Alexis Silkwood started in the circle for the Bulldogs and performed well. MSU’s leader...
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24 days ago

South Carolina tops Mississippi State 63-57

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Sindarius Thornwell scored 17 of his 22 points in the second half and Duane Notice hit a foul shot with 3:11 left that put South Carolina ahead for good in a 63-57 victory over Mississippi State on Tuesday night. Notice added his only basket, a 3-pointer with 2:12 to go, that extended the lead for the Gamecocks (22-8, 12-5 SEC) who won the second-most Southeastern...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Mullen says chance to stay at Mississippi State is ‘exciting’ for him

Dan Mullen was a happy man Tuesday. The Mississippi State coach joined The Paul Finebaum Show, and Mullen spoke about the four-year extension he was awarded Monday that includes a $4.5 million financial package for the 2017 season. He was asked what the contract news does for his program, and it was obvious that Mullen enjoyed the respect given to him by him bosses. “I think...
Via SEC Country
24 days ago

Mississippi State gives Mullen monster extension

Mississippi State deserves a round of applause: They showed loyalty to a man who has shown absolutely no loyalty to them over the last few years….their head coach, Dan Mullen. In the new deal, Mullen will receive $4.5 million per season for the next four years, starting this season. Listen, we GET there are good […]
Via SEC Football Blog
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State's Mullen has contract extended through '20

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen has received a contract extension through the 2020 season. The school announced on Monday that Mullen, who is entering his ninth year with the Bulldogs, will make a base salary of $4.5 million in 2017. Terms for the next three seasons were not disclosed. A four-year contract is the longest allowed by state law...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter reacts to Dan Mullen getting a “maximum” contract extension from Mississippi State

Dan Mullen got the max from Mississippi State. The Bulldogs head coach is extended through February 2021, which is the longest contract he could receive. Here’s what the Twitterverse has to say about the deal for Mullen, who is 6-42 in eight seasons in Starkville: Jordan Glasgow (@JordyOnTheRadio) February 27, 2017 The post Twitter reacts to Dan Mullen getting a “maximum” contract...
Via SEC Country
26 days ago

Mississippi State gives coach Dan Mullen a 4-year contract extension

Mississippi State has announced a 4-year contract extension for coach Dan Mullen. On Monday, the school made the announcement that Mullen would be extended through February 2021. Mullen will be paid $4.5 million this season, as announced in a release. “I am very thankful to the University and athletic administration for their belief in me,” Mullen said in a statement. “We have...
Via SEC Country
26 days ago
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