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3 things to watch for when Mississippi State plays Florida A&M

STARKVILLE — Ben Howland’s third season at Mississippi State opened with a lopsided win last week against Alabama State.

But the Bulldogs won’t be at full strength heading into their second game Saturday when they host Florida A&M at 3 p.m. 450 more words

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Mississippi State opens season with lopsided win over Alabama State

STARKVILLE — Lamar Peters dribbled past two defenders to get into the lane, but was met by another Alabama State player. He didn’t force a layup. 539 more words

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Does Mississippi State have the best backcourt no one is talking about?

Quinndary Weatherspoon joked before a recent Mississippi State preseason practice about how his brother Nick used to hide in the post when the two last played together on the same Velma Jackson team in 2015. 849 more words

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Mississippi State guard Eli Wright arrested for unpaid ticket

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State sophomore guard Eli Wright was arrested Wednesday, the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.

Wright was pulled over and had an unpaid speeding ticket. 95 more words

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Ben Howland enters Year 3 at Mississippi State. How many more will there be?

STARKVILLE — Inside Ben Howland’s office at the Mize Pavilion, there is a large portrait of John Wooden painted in blue and gold. This painting that Howland purchased at a charity auction hangs from the wall directly facing the door. 1,225 more words

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Mississippi State's Abdul Ado dealing with quad injury

STARKVILLE — The wait to see the much-ballyhooed forward Abdul Ado in action for Mississippi State has been delayed.

Ado, a 6-foot-11, 250-pound redshirt freshman from Nigeria who was academically ineligible to play last season, injured his quad during practice and will be out at least a couple of weeks, Ben Howland said on Thursday. 398 more words

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3 preseason questions for Mississippi State men's basketball

STARKVILLE — It’s year three for Mississippi State under Ben Howland. In the longtime head coach’s previous stops — Northern Arizona, Pittsburgh and UCLA — that has meant improvement, wins and other good things for programs. 494 more words

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