Mississippi State's veteran tandem of Jamont Gordon and Charles Rhodes have been selected All-SEC First Team by a vote of the league's head men's basketball coaches. In addition, Bulldog sophomore center Jarvis Varnado has been unanimously tabbed the SEC's Defensive Player of the Year. The honors were announced Tuesday by the Southeastern Conference office headquartered in Birmingham.
March 11, 2008
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - In a hotly-contested matchup of ranked teams, Mississippi State co-captains Jamont Gordon and Charles Rhodes each contributed more than 20 points but saw the 25th-ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs (20-9, 11-4 Southeastern Conference) fall a point short in overtime to Vanderbilt as Shan Foster scored 42 points to lead the 16th-ranked Commodores (25-5, 10-5) to an 86-85 victory.
March 5, 2008
COLUMBIA, S.C. - In the first overtime contest of the season for either team, the Mississippi State Bulldogs (18-8, 9-3 Southeastern Conference) posted their first win over the South Carolina Gamecocks (12-14, 4-8) in their last four matchups Saturday afternoon with a 61-56 road victory.
February 23, 2008