NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings wasn't sure how his team would respond after blowing a 10-point lead in Wednesday's overtime loss to South Carolina.
Bulldogs drop fourth straight game
The Starkville Daily News/AP
NASHVILLE - As soon as the buzzer sounded ending the first half, the Mississippi State players started walking. Heads down, silence reigning, they shuffled off the floor into the locker room.
Loss leaves Bulldogs dragging tails
STARKVILLE - When Mississippi State coach Rick Stansbury dismissed forwards Walter Sharpe and Jerrell Houston from the basketball team last week, he did more than just attempt to restore team chemistry. He opened up two more scholarships.
Dismissals free up scholarships for Stansbury
NASHVILLE - DeMarre Carroll tied a career high with 18 points off the bench as Vanderbilt defeated Mississippi State 80-52 on Saturday.
Vanderbilt clobbers Bulldogs by 28
The Daily Journal/AP
Mississippi State made Pvt. Timmy Bailey a promise. When Bailey and the rest of the A Troop 98th Calvary shipped off to serve in Iraq in August of 2004, coach Sylvester Croom told him to make it back safe. And the Bulldogs coach guaranteed a spot on his team would be waiting when he returned.
War vet Bailey commits to MSU
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