STARKVILLE • Despite some early-season hiccups, Mississippi State baseball had seemingly turned the corner last month.
University of Texas pulled off a blockbuster move on a quiet Sunday afternoon, luring Mississippi State women’s basketball coach Vic Schaefer to take over the Longhorns.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State football coach Mike Leach has apologized on social media for posting a tweet that drew criticism from Bulldogs players and an assistant professor at the school before it was deleted.
Jessika Carter and Rickea Jackson of Mississippi State were each selected as All-American honorable mentions by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association on Thursday.
The NCAA will permit spring sport athletes – such as baseball, softball and lacrosse players – who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus outbreak to use an additional year of eligibility.
Mississippi State forwards Jessika Carter and Rickea Jackson were each selected as a region finalist for the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association All-American team.
STARKVILLE • New Mississippi State coach Mike Leach already had one transfer quarterback coming in and now has another signal caller packing his bags for Starkville.
Ole Miss guard Breein Tyree and Mississippi State forward Reggie Perry have been named to the National Associated of Basketball Coaches All-District first team.
While the NCAA has said it will allow spring athletes an extra season of eligibility, the same could be true for winter sports also, but basketball players might have to wait longer for clarity.
STARKVILLE – Mississippi State returns four offensive linemen that started five or more games last season and have two more who are eligible after transferring in from Alabama and LSU.
IRVING, Texas • The Dallas Cowboys have placed their exclusive franchise tag on Dak Prescott, securing the rights to their star quarterback for an estimated $31.5 million while the sides continue working on a long-term deal.
Mississippi State senior guard Tyson Carter shares his comments on winning 6th Man of the Year in the Southeastern Conference. The Starkville native also talks about the upcoming SEC Tournament.
BILOXI – Timely hitting, along with a solid outing on the mound by graduate starting pitcher Carlisle Koestler and the bullpen helped the Mississippi State baseball program to a midweek, two-game sweep of No. 4 Texas Tech in front of 6,029 fans at MGM Park.
Mississippi State sophomore Reggie Perry was selected as one of five finalists for the Karl Malone Award, which is presented annually to the top power forward in college basketball.
BILOXI – The No. 17 Mississippi State baseball program got a solid start from junior Houston Harding and two dazzling relief appearances from freshman Landon Sims and graduate Spencer Price in a 6-3 victory over No. 4 Texas Tech on Tuesday evening in front of a capacity crowd at MGM Park.
Mississippi State coach Ben Howland talks about the SEC awards two members of his team received on Tuesday as well as the Bullodogs' schedule leading into the conference tournament later this week.
FRISCO, Texas • Aric Holman’s numbers with the Texas Legends of the NBA G League are solid through 43 games – 9.7 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game, mostly off the bench.