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24 hours behind the scenes with Ben Howland on his first day at MSU

2:00 a.m., Tuesday, Starkville Ben Howland has been Mississippi State’s new basketball coach for all of a few hours, and at age 57, he’s close to pulling an all-nighter for the first time since college as he studies for a … Continue reading

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Live blog: Ben Howland’s introductory press conference

At 2:30 p.m. today, Ben Howland will be introduced as the new head coach of Mississippi State men’s basketball. We’ll have live updates here from his press conference. —————————— Alright, and he’s here. Fun atmosphere as he walks out to … Continue reading

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Instant reaction: Ben Howland hired as new MSU basketball coach

It’s official: Mississippi State has hired Ben Howland as its new men’s basketball coach. The school announced it Monday night when athletic director Scott Stricklin tweeted a picture of his new man for the program ringing a cowbell. With three … Continue reading

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Hard ending still offers promise of bright future for Schaefer and MSU

Fairy tales don’t always have happy endings. When Mississippi State lost to Duke in the second round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, it wasn’t the longest postseason run MSU has ever had. It wasn’t the most high-profile game the … Continue reading

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Schaefer hoping for first “complete” game against Duke in second round

Borrowing a cliché: for Mississippi State to get something it’s never had, it’s going to have to do something it’s never done. MSU’s women’s basketball team has the task of slaying a college basketball giant tomorrow when it plays Duke … Continue reading

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Schaefer, Bulldogs down Tulane to advance to NCAA Second Round

Had he known what he was in for, he might have changed his wish, but head coach Vic Schafer said he wanted a defensive game and that’s what he got Friday when Mississippi State beat Tulane 57-47 in the first … Continue reading

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NCAA Tourney Round 1: Breaking down the Bulldogs and Green Wave

Today, the NCAA Tournament begins for Mississippi State women’s basketball. The Bulldogs face Tulane at 2:30 eastern time, though both schools hail from the central time zone. “We probably could’ve saved a lot of money and a lot of gas … Continue reading

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Schaefer, Bulldogs arrive in Durham for NCAA Tournament

To get to the top of college basketball in America, Mississippi State’s women’s basketball team had to traverse some of the less-traveled roads in Europe first. They’re here in Durham, North Carolina, for, as head coach Vic Schaefer put it, … Continue reading

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Five things to watch as spring football begins

The warm weather showed up just in time for football. Mississippi State begins spring practice this afternoon, its return to the field after the breakout 2014 season under Dan Mullen. With practices open to the public, we’ll get to watch … Continue reading

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Schaefer, Bulldogs excited for NCAA Tournament play

It’s official: Mississippi State women’s basketball is back in the NCAA Tournament, making their seventh appearance in school history. The Bulldogs will be a five seed in Durham and play Tulane on Friday at 2:30 p.m. in their first game. … Continue reading

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