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Mississippi State men's basketball nonconference schedule should be tougher in 2018-19

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State went 12-1 in the nonconference part of the season this year, which was great for the Bulldogs. There was one issue, though. 515 more words

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Where will 5-star basketball prospect D.J. Jeffries end up?

Olive Branch’s D.J. Jeffries is a rare basketball talent for the state of Mississippi — a five-star prospect ranked as high as No. 9 nationally in the class of 2019, and unquestionably the top player in the state. 774 more words

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Petty scores 27, Alabama holds off No. 17 Auburn 76-71

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — When Alabama needed him most, freshman John Petty became an unstoppable scorer against Auburn.

Petty had 27 points, Dazon Ingram added 16, and short-handed Alabama defeated No. 1,097 more words

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Mississippi State snaps skid with strong offensive performance against Vanderbilt

STARKVILLE — Ben Howland was so pleased with Eli Wright late in the first half that he didn’t stop emphatically pointing at the guard in appreciation until after Wright reached the opposite end of the court. 706 more words

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Mississippi State rolls to 80-62 victory over Vanderbilt

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Quinndary Weatherspoon had 19 points and Aric Holman added 18 points and a career-high 14 rebounds to lead Mississippi State to an 80-62 win over Vanderbilt on Tuesday at Humphrey Coliseum. 516 more words

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Mississippi State recruit Reggie Perry named to McDonald's All-American game

Reggie Perry, a 6-foot-9 forward signed to play for Mississippi State next season, was named to the 2018 McDonald’s All-American Game on Tuesday.

Perry is a five-star prospect from Thomasville, Georgia. 264 more words

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More changes for Tide as another offensive coordinator comes and goes

TUSCALOOSA — Before he strode to a podium on a warm August afternoon inside the Mal Moore Athletic Facility, Brian Daboll was anonymous.

He was an affable father of five — soon to be six — raised by strict grandparents in western New York who instructed their grandson to obey his superiors and respect the hierarchies in which he worked. 992 more words

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