Ray Readies Squad For SEC Opener
January typically is a fine time to get better because Mississippi State's competition is about to do so. Fortunately for the Bulldogs (5-7) they do debut this SEC schedule at home Wednesday evening; and against another program in rebuilding mode as they host South Carolina (10-3). Game time is 7:00 with ESPN3 telecast. As for their coach's emphasis, the Bulldogs seem to have bought in. Yes, guard Craig Sword said, there is another level of energy that comes with SEC season...but not anything unexpected over the course of a long schedule. "We've got to practice and focus. We're ready for it, though," the freshman said. "It's really just more games, we have to play our game. So we don't worry about it." This doesn't imply anything lackadaisical to Mississippi State's outlook on SEC action. It is a reminder that with all Ray's first team has already endured in summer, pre-season, and fall semester play, these Dogs have learned not to worry about much anything. Talk about a step at a...
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