STARKVILLE -- It's likely no member of this year's Mississippi State football team enjoyed the Bulldogs' rise to the nation's elite as much as safety Jay Hughes.
SCOOBA -- East Mississippi Community College football coach Buddy Stephens took great pride in playing for a national championship in Mississippi last season.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama men's basketball coach Anthony Grant emphasized that it was a team win as Alabama defeated South Florida 82-71 Tuesday night.
STARKVILLE -- Breanna Richardson couldn't help break into a broad smile Tuesday night following the No. 23 Mississippi State women's basketball team's 109-58 victory against North Dakota State. Richardson had every reason to be pleased with a 17-point, 13-rebound performance that was a part of five players in double figures and a season-high 12 Bulldogs in the scoring column.
JACKSON -- Hugh Freeze said his program's breakthrough season is proof that Ole Miss can be competitive in the Southeastern Conference and a program to be reckoned with on a national level. Now he wants to prove this year was no fluke -- and he'll do it with a brand new contract in hand.
SCOOBA -- Buddy Stephens had a postseason plan written down seven seasons ago when he took over the East Mississippi Community College football program.
STARKVILLE - For the first time in more than five years, Mississippi State finds itself searching for a volleyball coach.
STARKVILLE - Three days after Ole Miss topped Mississippi State to win the Egg Bowl, the Rebels and Bulldogs will go head-to-head again tonight with the state's top individual football award up for grabs.
STARKVILLE -- The gang is nearly all back.
OXFORD -- The Mississippi State football team won't win a national championship this season. The Bulldogs won't play for a Southeastern Conference title, either.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Amari Cooper tied his school record with 224 yards receiving and caught three touchdown passes in No. 2 Alabama's 55-44 comeback victory against No. 15 Auburn on Saturday night in the highest-scoring Iron Bowl. Quarterback Blake Sims and the Crimson Tide (11-1, 7-1 Southeastern Conference) turned to the Heisman Trophy contender for touchdown strikes of 39 and 75 yards in the third quarter.
OXFORD -- Jaylen Walton had nowhere to run. He tried the middle and found nothing. He tried the right and found nothing. Mississippi State's defense had the Ole Miss tailback hemmed in. Then they didn't.
OXFORD -- The Mississippi State football team arrived at Ole Miss with everything at stake. The Bulldogs left with nothing but disappointment.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- A tough night offensively led to the end of the Mississippi State men's basketball team's season-opening winning streak Saturday night.
NEW ORLEANS -- Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer received the fast start he wanted in his team's first road game of the season Saturday afternoon.
NICEVILLE, Fla. -- The smallest man on the court put up the biggest numbers as Stefan Moody led the Ole Miss men's basketball team to the championship of the inaugural Emerald Coast Classic.
RENO, Nev. -- Tia Faleru rebounded from a two-point outing against Utah with 18 points and eight rebounds Saturday to lead the Ole Miss women's basketball team to a 77-66 victory against Nevada in the championship game of the Nugget Classic title.
OXFORD -- Ole Miss linebacker Deterrian Shackelford felt like his team was ready to have a turn-around performance. Led by junior running back Jaylen Walton and senior quarterback Bo Wallace, the Rebels enjoyed a resurgence.
5 for Inside for Mississippi State-Ole Miss
STARKVILLE -- Kayla Nevitt realizes there is no place on the Mississippi State women's basketball team for timid players. The 5-foot-10 freshman guard from Houston, Texas, has watched sophomore forward Ketara Chapel overcome complacency and timidness and attack the beginning of the 2014-15 season. Nevitt admits she had her share of questions and nerves as she approached her first season with the Bulldogs. Those butterflies carried over into MSU's initial games and caused Nevitt to doubt herself and to think too much.
1. Patriots' Berry returns from injury with vengeance HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Fitzgerald limited in MSU's spring opener COLLEGE SPORTS
3. MSU men beat Louisville to reach semifinals of NIT COLLEGE SPORTS
4. MSU men will take on Louisville in quarterfinals of NIT COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Third-quarter surge makes MSU three times sweet COLLEGE SPORTS