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Bulldog Guard Leaving Program After Injury-Interrupted Freshman Season

Mississippi State provided this release following today's news guard Malik Newman will be leaving.

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Mississippi State guard Malik Newman is transferring after one year, Bulldogs coach Ben Howland announced Monday afternoon.


In his one season at MSU, the Jackson, Miss., native appeared in 29 games and drew 22 starts, averaging 11.3 points, 2.2 assists and 2.8 rebounds. His career-high of 25 points came against Ole Miss on Jan. 23 in an 83-77 win at Humphrey Coliseum.


“I appreciate all of Malik’s hard work, and I wish him the very best moving forward,” Howland said. “I want nothing but the best for Malik and his family.”

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