Mississippi State sophomore guard Ravern Johnson had one of his best games of the season Jan. 24 when he scored 21 points in a 67-61 victory against Georgia. Johnson found a hole in Georgia’s zone defense and was 8 of 15 from the field, including 5 of 8 from 3-point range.
WEST POINT — Junk-baller is a term of affection for Brody Blaylock. For other pitchers with less self-confidence, the term might be a negative moniker.
Which team will win this year’s Southeastern Conference tournament? The answer is anyone’s guess. Most SEC basketball coaches agree any team can win the tournament, which begins Thursday at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, Fla.
STARKVILLE — The Mississippi State men’s basketball team is making plans for a postseason beyond the Southeastern Conference tournament for the ninth time in 11 seasons under coach Rick Stansbury. The Bulldogs remain uncertain about their postseason destination.
STARKVILLE — Mississippi State junior center Jarvis Varnado has earned double billing. For the second consecutive year, Varnado was named the Southeastern Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year. The 6-foot-9 center also earned a spot on the All-SEC first team.
1. New Hope boys shock Oxford for region title HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. MSU baseball gives Cannizaro first career victory COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Tupelo squads sweep Columbus for pair of region titles HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. No. 3 MSU women face huge test at Texas A&M COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Area basketball teams begin postseason play Monday HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS