With the start of basketball season a little over a month away, both Mississippi State University basketball programs discussed team development and expectations during a preseason conference Oct. 3.
Mississippi State University is building off of its success in both tennis and basketball, as the athletic department looks forward to improvements coming for the programs’ respective facilities.
When we think of the SEC, we generally think of football. We think of the seven championships in seven years for the conference. We think of the great coaches running up and down the field on Saturdays: Nick Saban, Kirby Smart and now even Jimbo Fisher.
For the past three seasons at Mississippi State University, Lamar Peters, a junior point guard from New Orleans, has proved he can play at an elite level on the floor. There is no doubt he has the talent to be something special in the National Basketball Association.
Mississippi State University ended their basketball season in disappointment, losing to Liberty on Friday night by a score of 80-76. It was a season of relative success that ended in defeat during the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Four years ago, there was buzz around top-10 recruit Malik Newman and how he would carry Mississippi State University men’s basketball back to the NCAA tournament.
Mississippi State University (21-8, 9-7 SEC) attempted a late-game comeback, but it was not enough as they fell five points short of defeating Auburn University (20-9, 9-7 SEC) 80-75 on Saturday. The loss snapped the Bulldogs five-game winning streak.
Let the good times roll, or laissez le bon temps rouler, in lieu of Mardi Gras. Mississippi State University (21-7, 9-6 SEC) won their fifth-straight game Tuesday night against the University of Missouri (12-15, 3-12 SEC)with a final score of 68-49.
Mississippi State University (20-7, 8-6 SEC) displayed how much heart they had as they came back from a 17-point deficit in the first half to defeat the University of South Carolina (14-13, 9-5 SEC) by 15 points with a final score of 76-61 on Saturday.
A stuffed animal being thrown on the court gifted Mississippi State University (19-7, 7-6 SEC) a 68-67 win over the University of Georgia (10-16, 1-12 SEC), with just a half second left to go in Wednesday night's game.
The Mississippi State University men’s basketball team is right on track for an NCAA Tournament berth, despite a few weeks of winning and losing ranked conference games.
Coming off a two-game skid, Mississippi State University held off the University of Alabama in Tuesday night’s game.
Humphrey Coliseum was the venue of an emotional rollercoaster on Saturday. No. 5 University of Kentucky (20-3, 9-1) defeated Mississippi State University (16-7, 4-6) 71-67 in a game with ranking and postseason implications at stake.
A rocky start with fouls on fouls on fouls had Mississippi State University fans leaving just before half-time. With three minutes left before the half, MSU had a shift of mindset, and the points for MSU on the scoreboard started skyrocketing and the Bulldogs lead Louisiana State University.…
Mississippi State University traveled north to the University of Mississippi and came back with a huge win, 81-75 according to a press release sent out by the MSU Athletic Department.
Quinndary Weatherspoon hit a big three to give Mississippi State University a 73-70 lead, swinging the momentum in the Bulldogs' favor as they did not trail again for the remaining seven minutes, beating Auburn University by a score of 92-84.
With 10 seconds left and the game tied at 68, the perfect play was set up for Quinndary Weatherspoon, a senior guard from Canton, to get to the hoop. He made his fifth game-winning shot as Mississippi State University defeated the University of Florida 71-68.
Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi showed the Egg Bowl rivalry does not end on the football field, it also carries over to the hardwood as an 81-77 Ole Miss victory engaged fans in Starkville to the very end.
Nick Weatherspoon, a sophomore guard from Carthage, has displayed a great sense of knowing when to take shots and when not to, head coach Ben Howland said in a press release sent out by the Mississippi State University athletic department.
The University of Hartford Hawks (0-3) struck first with a deep jumper from Jason Dunne last to take a 3-0 lead against Mississippi State Sunday afternoon. However, when the Bulldogs took a 6-5 lead just over four minutes into the ballgame, they never looked back.
As the leaves turn golden and fall off the trees, the Mississippi State University men’s basketball team is gearing up to take the hardwood this weekend. They will play an exhibition game on Sunday and a game against Austin Peay State University a week later.
Head coach Ben Howland sat at the table in the first press conference for the 2018-2019 Mississippi State University's men's basketball season. The season is officially five days underway, as their practice started a month before the first game.
Mississippi State University (25-11, 9-9 SEC) did not make the NCAA Tournament, but this did not discourage them from making a run at the National Invitational Tournament.
After narrowly missing the NCAA tournament, Mississippi State University men’s basketball has officially started postseason play in the National Invitation Tournament with a win against the University of Nebraska.
The stage was set when two teams met in Humphrey Coliseum for an important game, one which could decide if No. 16 Tennessee (22-7,12-5 SEC) would still have a shot at the SEC title, or if Mississippi State University (21-9, 9-8 SEC) could reach the NCAA tournament.
In a must-win game to make the NCAA Tournament, Mississippi State University men’s basketball (21-8, 9-7 SEC) won a 72-68 overtime battle against the University of South Carolina Gamecocks (15-14, 6-10) Saturday afternoon.
On Saturday, with a weekend filled with "Black Panther" fever at the box office and the showcase of skills at NBA All-Star Weekend, Starkville shined as the Mississippi State University men's basketball dominated their rivals, the Ole Miss Rebels (11-16, 4-10), for a well-deserved victory, w…
The Mississippi State University's men’s basketball team put up a fight as they pulled away from the University of Alabama Crimson Tide with a 67-63 victory on Tuesday night.
If you had asked me a week ago if this Mississippi State University men’s basketball team could make the NCAA tournament as an at-large bid, I probably would have laughed; but after their three-game win streak, who knows.
Mississippi State University lost to the No. 21 University of Kentucky 78-65 almost two weeks ago, since then MSU has ripped off three straight wins including a dominant performance over University of Georgia on Saturday night.
As the game clock expired in the first half, Aric Holman scored a put back to tie Mississippi State University’s men’s basketball (15-6, 3-5 SEC) game against the University of Missouri (13-8, 3-5 SEC) 31-31.
While the rest of the SEC faces Big XII matchups this weekend, Mississippi State University's men's basketball (14-6, 2-5 SEC) will play former Big XII team, the University of Missouri Tigers (13-7, 3-4).
Success might be at an all-time high for the No. 2 ranked Mississippi State University women’s basketball team, but the same cannot be said for the men’s team.
TUSCALOOSA, AL. — Mississippi State University trailed by 20 to the University of Alabama at one point in their men’s basketball game on Saturday night, but with 6:50 left in the game, MSU (14-5, 2-4) turned a blowout into a late-game thriller as they tied the game for the first time since t…
The Mississippi State University Bulldogs ended a three-game skid on Tuesday night by with a 80-62 blow out of the Vanderbilt University Commodores.
A large crowd filled the Hump Coliseum as Mississippi State University men's basketball (13-4 (1-3) SEC) took on No. 22 Auburn University (16-1 (3-0) SEC) on Saturday afternoon.
If you go on Twitter during an 11 a.m. Mississippi State University football game or during a men’s basketball game, you will see an inevitable tweet about student attendance.
OXFORD, MISS — Mississippi State University led by as much as 13 and for 31:52 of their 40 minute game against the University of Mississippi, but Ole Miss led when the clock hit double zero sending MSU back to Starkville with their first SEC loss of the season, losing 64-58.
Thanks to the heroic performances from the Weatherspoon brothers, Mississippi State University’s men’s basketball disproved the critics’ doubts with an upset win over the No. 22 University of Arkansas Razorbacks.
Mississippi State University (10-1) had a slow start but came out guns blazing in the second half of their 64-48 blowout of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (3-10).
Mississippi State University men’s basketball remain undefeated after a dominate 95-62 win over the University of North Georgia.
For the second Sunday in a row, Mississippi State University men’s basketball walked off the court with a win, thanks to a buzzer-beat from Quinndary Weatherspoon.
Mississippi State University (6-0) won 83-59 over North Dakota State University (3-4) in a fast-paced game flowing without many fouls.
The clock is running down, it is a tied ball game and Mississippi State University’s Quinndary Weatherspoon has the ball. As the final seconds run down, he pulls up for a three and swishes it with less than a second on the clock, giving MSU a 59-56 win over Jacksonville State University.
The University of Wisconsin in Green Bay (1-2) found themselves within two possessions a couple of times, but Mississippi State University (3-0) was able to hang on to a 77-68 victory.
Mississippi State University men's basketball (2-0) improved to 2-0 after defeating Florida A&M (0-4) 79-48. Dominant defense and a balanced offensive attack were the key components to the Bulldogs' victory.
After an impressive win over Alabama State University last Friday, the Mississippi State University (1-0) men’s basketball team is looking to keep the momentum going this week as they take on the Florida A&M University Rattlers.
Mississippi State University men’s basketball dominated in game one of the season-opening doubleheader as they gave a glimpse of what the program could be, and MSU women’s basketball won a tough game as they remembered their past success.
Mississippi State University men’s basketball may be one man down to open the season against Alabama State University, as head coach Ben Howland does not know when Abdul Ado will play after his quad injury in practice this month.
After struggling in the first 12 minutes and 30 seconds of the game, Mississippi State University men’s basketball dominated the rest of the way and went on to win the exhibition by a score of 87-62 over West Florida.