BSC is under the direction of first-year head coach Brad Hodge. Hodge, who has Mississippi ties, served as head coach at East Central Community College in Decatur, Miss. During his stint at ECCC, he compiled 80-36 record. The Panthers are led by junior Pam Thornborrow and senior Stacey Anthony.
The Panthers ran their record to 4-5 on the season with a 75-73 win over Alcorn State.
In the only meeting between MSU and BSC, the Lady Bulldogs won 73-57 last season.
The MSU-BSC match up can be heard on WFCA-FM (107.9) or by logging onto Maroon To The Max for subscribers only with Jim Ellis calling the action.
State will open its SEC slate on Thursday, Jan. 5 at home against the Lady 'Backs of Arkansas. Game time is set for 7 p.m.