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Mississippi State men's basketball NIT opponent, bracket announced

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State is in the NIT for the first time since 2012.

Mississippi State (22-11), as a No. 4 seed will host fifth-seeded Nebraska (22-10) at 8 p.m. 426 more words

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The latest on Mississippi State's Nick Weatherspoon after his scary injury on Friday

UPDATE: Nick Weatherspoon did not suffer a fracture, Mississippi State announced Sunday afternoon. A CT scan showed a hip bone contusion. It is unclear what his timetable is for a recovery. 453 more words

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Nick Weatherspoon leaves Mississippi State's game against Tennessee with neck injury

After Friday’s 62-59 loss to Tennessee in the SEC tournament Mississippi State players expressed shock and concern for Nick Weatherspoon.

Sports editor Hugh Kellenberger wrote that officials did not protect an injured Weatherspoon, causing further injury. 419 more words

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How Mississippi State beat LSU, and what it means for the Tennessee game in SEC tournament

ST. LOUIS — Before Lamar Peters shook hands with LSU’s players following Mississippi State’s 80-77 win over the Tigers in a second-round game of the SEC tournament, he looked at his teammates and repeatedly tapped his chest. 990 more words

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Will a mental break help Mississippi State in the SEC Tournament?

STARKVILLE — By last Saturday, some members of Mississippi State’s basketball program still hadn’t mentally moved on from the Bulldogs’ loss to visiting Tennessee. The big problem there? 533 more words

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How Mississippi State's loss to Tennessee impacts Bulldogs' tournament chances

STARKVILLE — When Tennessee’s Jordan Bone banked a jumper just before the shot clock expired with 9:13 left in the game, the only noise heard inside a packed Humphrey Coliseum came from the roaring voices on the Volunteers’ bench. 648 more words

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How new commit Jethro Tshisumpa fits at Mississippi State

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State has added a piece it greatly needed.

JUCO center Jethro Tshisumpa committed to the Bulldogs after his official visit over the weekend. 438 more words

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