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Dillingham embraces return to MSU lineup

Posted 12/28/2016 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Dominique Dillingham could sense the anticipation in the crowd at Humphrey Coliseum.

 

 

MSU men return from Christmas break to face UMKC

Posted 12/28/2016 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Midway through his second season, Mississippi State men's basketball coach Ben Howland is happy with where his team is.

 

No. 5 MSU women look to keep momentum rolling

Posted 12/28/2016 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- The differences really aren't that big. A year ago, the Mississippi State women's basketball team was ranked No. 8 as it prepared to play South Florida in its final non-conference game before the start of Southeastern Conference action. Sophomore Victoria Vivians was leading the Bulldogs in scoring at 17.8 points per game and shooting 41.6 percent from the field. MSU was flying high at 12-1 thanks to an offense that was averaging 82.8 ppg. and a defense that was holding opponents to 50.8 pg.

 

Johnson leaves MSU for Houston

Posted 12/28/2016 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- A year after hiring four new defensive coaches, Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen will have to hire a new offensive coach this offseason. MSU quarterbacks coach Brian Johnson was named the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Houston, new Houston coach Major Applewhite announced Tuesday. Johnson's hiring comes one day after MSU beat Miami University 17-16 Monday in the St. Petersburg Bowl at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.

 

 

Cohen's move from baseball coach to AD is MSU's top story of 2016

Posted 12/28/2016 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- In a year littered with notable Mississippi State stories, none was bigger than John Cohen. Cohen began 2016 as the MSU baseball coach. With several upperclassmen, junior college transfers, and freshmen stepping in right away, Cohen led the Bulldogs to a Southeastern Conference regular-season championship for the first time since 1989. He also helped the Bulldogs earn the No. 6 national seed and host a super regional, falling two games short of advancing to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.

 

 

Blocked kick saves Bulldogs

Posted 12/27/2016 in College Sports

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Mississippi State football team's sideline erupted in celebration, relieved to escape with a victory to end a challenging season. Nick Fitzgerald rushed for 142 yards and two touchdowns in another strong performance by the dual-threat quarterback; however, the heavily favored Bulldogs had to block a field goal in the closing seconds to hold off Miami (Ohio) 17-16 in the St. Petersburg Bowl on Monday.

 

MSU rallies past Morehead State in men's basketball

Posted 12/22/2016 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State men's basketball coach Ben Howland didn't want to go into the Christmas holiday with a loss.

Balanced attack pushes MSU women to 13-0 start

Posted 12/22/2016 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Life is good for the Mississippi State women's basketball team. Coach Vic Schaefer's team is one of eight in Division I -- and the only one in the Southeastern Conference -- that is undefeated as the schedule prepares to turn to 2017 and the beginning of league play.

 

MSU men look to build winning streak

Posted 12/22/2016 in College Sports

STARKVLLE -- After a 67-65 loss to East Tennessee State last week, Mississippi State men's basketball coach Ben Howland saw his team attack practice with new purpose. The loss to ended the Bulldogs' three-game winning streak. MSU followed that game with an 86-44 win against Southern Mississippi on Monday night at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson. The Bulldog hit a school-record 17 3-pointers. MSU (7-3) will try to start a new winning streak at 6 tonight (SEC Network) when it plays host to Morehead State (3-8) in its next-to-last non-conference game.

 

 

Alabama men overcome Arkansas State

Posted 12/22/2016 in College Sports

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The Alabama men's basketball team used some subtraction for addition to overcome Arkansas State 67-52 Wednesday night in the Rocket City Classic. Jimmie Taylor came off the bench to score 12 points and Arkansas State went more than seven minutes in the second half without a field goal to enable Alabama to cruise to the win.

 

 

Saban: College Football Playoff to blame for players skipping bowls

Posted 12/22/2016 in College Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama football coach Nick Saban believes it's hard to blame players for skipping the bowl games when the playoffs have overshadowed most of them anyway.

 

No. 5 MSU women finally return home, rout Alabama State

Posted 12/21/2016 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Ameshya Williams leaned in and listened.

 

Prescott, Cox to represent Mississippi State at Pro Bowl

Posted 12/20/2016 in College Sports

NEW YORK -- After more than a decade as the NFL's black hole, the Oakland Raiders are back in the playoffs and filling up the Pro Bowl.

 

 

Wolfenbarger chosen to lead MUW baseball program

Posted 12/20/2016 in College Sports

Larry Mims knew what to expect from Matt Wolfenbarger.

 

Stapleton return in MSU's rout of Southern Mississippi

Posted 12/20/2016 in College Sports

JACKSON -- Xavian Stapleton spent a few hours Monday night acknowledging well-wishers on Twitter. After not playing competitive basketball for 18 months, the Mississippi State sophomore guard wanted to savor his return to the court for as long as possible. Stapleton scored eight points, had a rebound, a blocked shot, and two steals in 11 minutes as part of the MSU men's basketball team's 86-44 victory against Southern Mississippi in the inaugural Capital City Showdown before a MSU-dominant crowd of 4,031 at Mississippi Coliseum.

No. 5 MSU women play first game at home in a month

Posted 12/20/2016 in College Sports

You'll have to excuse Vic Schaefer and the Mississippi State women's basketball team if it takes them a while to re-adjust to Humphrey Coliseum. After traveling 17,190 miles and playing 11 games away from home, No. 5 MSU will play its first home game in a month at 7 tonight when it takes on Alabama State (1-7) at Humphrey Coliseum.

 

Balanced attack leads Ole Miss past Bradley

Posted 12/20/2016 in College Sports

OXFORD -- Despite scoring 19 points and handing out six assists Monday night in the Ole Miss men's basketball team's 66-49 victory against Bradley, Terence Davis figures he still has room for improvement.

 

MSU, Southern Miss meet in first Capital City Showdown

Posted 12/18/2016 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Quinndary Weatherspoon wasn't pleased with his performance Wednesday.

Southern Miss wins New Orleans Bowl to earn winning season

Posted 12/18/2016 in College Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- Southern Mississippi career passing leader Nick Mullens finally has the bowl triumph that eluded him until his final college game -- thanks in no small part to a record performance by one of his veteran receivers.

MSU knocks off Southern Cal to win Women of Troy Classic

Posted 12/18/2016 in College Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Victoria Vivians scored 19 points and Morgan William had 18 to lead No. 5 Mississippi State to a 76-72 victory over Southern California in the championship game of the Women of Troy Classic on Sunday.

 

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