When Mississippi State's new head coach takes charge, he will have some serious roster rebuilding to do in the backcourt. The list got one name shorter Monday with official confirmation guard DeVille Smith is withdrawing from school.
Three Marchs later and Dee Bost needs no reminding. He was drawing the comparison as soon as learning who Mississippi State was matched with. "It started with Georgia my freshman year," Bost said. "It starts with Georgia this year."
The Game: Mississippi State (19-9, 6-7 SEC) is in an almost do-or-die situation as the Bulldogs travel to Alabama (18-9, 7-6 SEC) for an unexpectedly crucial matchup. Tipoff in Coleman Coliseum is 5:00 for ESPN telecast, with XM/Sirius channels 200 and 219 carrying the broadcast.
February 25, 2012
Mississippi State coach Rick Stansbury has seen a lot of Kentucky basketball teams, but he thinks the one his Bulldogs host Tuesday could be extra special.
February 20, 2012
Rodney Hood doesn't waste time denying the obvious. "Of course we're down, losing three very winnable games. You have to move on to the next game. We don't have nowhere to go but up now."
February 20, 2012
Ole Miss vs Mississippi State men's basketball game photo gallery. Mississippi State won 70-60.
February 9, 2012
They'll do all the usual scouting and reviewing and practicing and preparing. But Jalen Steele already knows the core of Mississippi State's gameplan for Thursday's rematch with Ole Miss. "We have to play harder."
February 7, 2012
SEC open dates are set by network and conference officials. But as it happens, Mississippi State couldn't have scheduled their off-day much better than for February 1. And not just because 99% of Bulldog attention will be on football's National Signing Day anyway.
January 30, 2012