HATTIESBURG -- The Mississippi State women's basketball team used its best defensive performance of the season to earn a 50-40 victory against Southern Miss at Reed Green Coliseum on Wednesday night. MSU (6-2) held USM (5-4) to 21.3 percent shooting from the field to win its third straight against its state rival. Despite its offensive struggles, the Lady Bulldogs still gave coach Sharon Fanning-Otis a very happy birthday.
JACKSON -- With a powerful 6-foot-10 frame, soft hands, and ample athleticism, Renardo Sidney was regarded as one of the nation's top men's basketball recruits when Mississippi State signed him in 2009. That hype might turn out to be true. But as the big man proved Wednesday night he remains a work in progress.
OXFORD -- The University of Mississippi women's basketball team used a 17-7 run in the final 4 minutes, 40 seconds Wednesday to pull away for a 68-57 victory against Mississippi Valley State at Tad Smith Coliseum.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Junior forward JaMychal Green scored 16 points and had 15 rebounds, notching his second consecutive double-double of the season, to lead the University of Alabama men's basketball team (5-5) to a 59-38 win against Southeastern Louisiana on Wednesday at Coleman Coliseum.
Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen calls Derek Sherrod one of the best offensive tackles he's ever been around.
Mississippi State's men's basketball team survived an Alabama State upset bid Tuesday with a 67-46 win to close its season-opening, nine-game homestand.
The waiting was the hardest part for Deon Bedford.
Renardo Sidney has been waiting for this day for nearly two years.
STARKVILLE -- Brian Bryant scored a career-high 22 points Monday night to help the Mississippi State men's basketball team beat Nicholls State 67-58. Bryant made the most of his third straight start of the season, opening the scoring with a dunk before knocking down a pair of 3-pointers in the first eight minutes.
STARKVILLE -- While Mississippi State's football team goes through its first week of bowl preparation, the future of the program is getting a good audition for the spring. The veterans have given way to redshirt freshmen and reserves who didn't receive the number of repetitions needed to move through the playbook.
In a season of down-to-the-wire finishes, the Mississippi State Bulldogs finally had a chance relax Sunday.
With Chad Bumphis ruled out for the Gator Bowl, Mississippi State's offense will play without its most dynamic skill player.
Mississippi State's men's basketball team hopes the rest of its of five-games-in-five-days stretch goes nothing like its first. The Bulldogs were out-rebounded by 13 and gave up 15 offensive rebounds in a 63-62 loss to East Tennessee State on Saturday, marking the second-straight loss and second defeat by two points or less.
The first attempt didn't produce results. After getting fouled on a drive from the left wing, Porsha Porter missed two free throws. But this night was going to be different. You could sense it from Porter's demeanor.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Mississippi State's Derek Sherrod, Pernell McPhee, and Chris White were named All-Southeastern Conference and Bulldog defensive end Nick Bell was named the team's honorary captain, the league office announced Tuesday.
When Mississippi State's men's basketball schedule was finalized, the end-of-semester logjam immediately stood out.
Catina Bett's time has nearly arrived. Ever since last December, Bett, a transfer from the University of Kentucky, has worked hard to make a new home at Mississippi State.
A day after his name was thrown into another coaching search, Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen again did his best to squash rumors of him leaving Starkville.
Another university in the state of Florida apparently is interested in having Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen lead its football program. As if the rumors of Mullen being a front-runner for the job as head coach at the University of Miami job weren't enough to send shock-waves through the MSU fan base, Urban Meyer's resignation Wednesday as football coach at the University of Florida added more anxiety.
1. MSU preparing for invitation to Liberty Bowl COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Louisville, Hazelhurst will battle for Class 3A title HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. EMCC, Georgia Military will feature contrasting styles COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Title is family affair for Tornadoes HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS