Mississippi State (31-4) and Washington (29-5) are booked for a Sweet 16 round matchup this Friday, with a 6:00 tipoff for ESPN2. The Bulldogs are #2 regional seed, the Huskies #3, and the game looks to be every bit as equal. It even matches up former co-workers as State's Vic Schaefer and UW's Mike Neighbors were on the same Arkansas staff years ago.
Schaefer, joined by senior guard Dominque Dillingham and sophomore center Teaira McCowan, spoke with media Tuesday prior to practice. The Bulldogs leave Wednesday afternoon for Oklahoma City.