STARKVILLE -- Sophomore left-hander Vance Tatum capped a weekend of brilliant pitching for the No. 13 Mississippi State baseball team. Tatum allowed two hits eight-plus innings Sunday as MSU completed its third-straight, four-game weekend series sweep with a 6-2 win against Samford at Dudy Noble Field.
STARKVILLE -- Matt Insell couldn't leave town Sunday without a rant. The Ole Miss women's basketball coach didn't go off on the official who issued him a technical foul in the second half of his team's 55-47 loss to No. 11 Mississippi State before a record crowd of 7,326 at Humphrey Coliseum. Insell also didn't downplay his team's effort and credited the Bulldogs for their performance and a rousing atmosphere in the state's biggest rivalry.
STARKVILLE -- The signs of growth were everywhere. From the fact that the Mississippi State women's basketball team battled back from another slow start to the fact that a single-game program record crowd of 7,326 turned out at Humphrey Coliseum, the Bulldogs had every reason to celebrate another special day in a history-making season.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- After having its schedule shifted due to a Saturday washout, the Mississippi State softball team defeated Miami University and No. 23 Notre Dame on Sunday at Diamond 9 Citrus Classic at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- After 11 straight games of shooting 40 percent or less, South Carolina coach Frank Martin might have thrown up his hands and given up on the Southeastern Conference's worst shooting team.
STARKVILLE - Austin Sexton believes that he and teammate Preston Brown are very similar in their approach to pitching.
It has been more than 18 years since Van Chancellor last coached in an Ole Miss-Mississippi State women's basketball game.
Matt Insell has insisted on being honest with his players in his first two seasons as women's basketball coach at Ole Miss.
STARKVILLE -- The schedule says this is the end.
Pardon Mississippi State softball coach Vann Stuedeman if she goes around looking for a night light or two this weekend.
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Tiffany Mitchell had another player-of-the-year performance to bring No. 2 South Carolina another Southeastern Conference title.
STARKVILLE - What does being No. 1 mean for a football coach at Mississippi State?
STARKVILLE - It has been nine up, nine down for Mississippi State's baseball team, as the Bulldogs have been perfect through the season's first two weeks.
STARKVILLE - The end is in sight, and that may bring light at the end of the tunnel for Mississippi State's basketball team.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State women's basketball team will face its biggest test of the season tonight. No. 2 South Carolina (26-1, 14-0 Southeastern Conference) will present only one of the obstacles No. 11 MSU will have to overcome at 6 tonight (Fox Sports Net) when the teams meet at Colonial Life Arena.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State men's basketball team ran into one major problem Wednesday night when it played host to No. 1 Kentucky. The Wildcats were just too good.
OXFORD -- Kenny Gaines scored 22 points and Marcus Thornton added 18 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Georgia men's basketball team to a 76-72 victory against Ole Miss on Wednesday night. Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy wasn't pleased with his team's intensity in their third Southeastern Conference loss at home this season.
STARKVILLE -- Jesse McCord just wanted another chance. The 6-foot-2, 190-pound freshman right-hander from Spanish Fort, Alabama, made the most of it Tuesday afternoon. McCord rebounded from a disappointing debut in the Mississippi State baseball team's third game of the season to throw 5 2/3 innings in a 10-2 win against Alcorn State at Dudy Noble Field.
STARKVILLE -- While his team's offensive problems have been front and center in a stretch of four losses in five games, Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray still believes his team has arrived defensively.
Even if others were mistaken, John Calipari had no problem remembering who is next on the No. 1 Kentucky men's basketball team's schedule. As Calipari joined the Southeastern Conference's weekly basketball teleconference Monday morning, the conference call moderator introduced the Kentucky coach and said he and his team were preparing to face Texas A&M on Wednesday night. "I thought we were playing Mississippi State," Calipari said. "These goofballs have me watching Mississippi State tape. Should I go watch Texas A&M tape?"
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