Thunder & Lightning: MSU Overcomes Injury to Defeat South Carolina + The Inaugural Joeltie Awards

It could have gone the other way for Mississippi State, as the Bulldogs lost Chloe Bibby just a minute into Thursday’s night game with South Carolina, but the Bulldogs pushed through and ran away with an 89-74 win. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman break down that victory, preview the men’s trip to Vanderbilt, then dole … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: MSU Overcomes Injury to Defeat South Carolina + The Inaugural Joeltie Awards”

Mississippi State Gets the Win It Needed, Takes Down Florida 71-68

Mississippi State wasn’t quite in must-win mode Tuesday night, but a third straight defeat to open SEC play would have been a bitter pill to swallow. Instead, the Bulldogs tasted a sweet victory, winning a back and forth contest over the Florida Gators 71-68. State shot the ball at a great 53% clip, including 58% … Continue reading “Mississippi State Gets the Win It Needed, Takes Down Florida 71-68”

Thunder & Lightning: How Quickly Can Mississippi State Turn its Slow SEC Start Around?

Mississippi State didn’t expect to be in an 0-2 hole to begin SEC play, but after dropping an 81-77 decision to Ole Miss on Saturday, the Bulldogs know they have to get right and quickly. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at what’s coming up for MSU and whether or not the Bulldogs … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: How Quickly Can Mississippi State Turn its Slow SEC Start Around?”

Mississippi State Can’t Find It’s Way in 81-77 Home Defeat to Ole Miss

Mississippi State started SEC play off the wrong note, opening with an overtime loss to South Carolina. Things only got worse on Saturday, as the Bulldogs dropped an 81-77 decision to their in-state rivals from Ole Miss in an intense game from the Humphrey Coliseum. State led by as many as 9 in the second … Continue reading “Mississippi State Can’t Find It’s Way in 81-77 Home Defeat to Ole Miss”

MSU Hoops: Coach Ben Howland Previews Saturday’s Huge Game Against Ole Miss

When Mississippi State and Ole Miss go head to head, the sport doesn’t matter, you know the intensity will be dialed up. This Saturday’s matchup in Starkville is the first game between the two rivals that has any meaning beyond getting the upper hand in-state in over a decade. With the Bulldogs coming off a … Continue reading “MSU Hoops: Coach Ben Howland Previews Saturday’s Huge Game Against Ole Miss”

Thunder & Lightning: Is Saturday’s Showdown With Ole Miss a “Must Win” Game for Mississippi State?

A week ago, Mississippi State was looking at its opening slate in SEC play and wondering if a 4-0 start wasn’t out of the question. Today, the Bulldogs appear to be in must win mode as the Ole Miss Rebels arrive in Starkville with a ton of momentum. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman outline what … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Is Saturday’s Showdown With Ole Miss a “Must Win” Game for Mississippi State?”

T&L Extra: Previewing MSU-Ole Miss With STM’s Brian Scott Rippee

Mississippi State welcomes Ole Miss to the Humphrey Coliseum on Saturday for a game that could have major repercussions for both teams. Brian Hadad welcomes his SportsTalk Mississippi counterpart, Brian Scott Rippee, to get a better look at how the Rebels have been so much better than expected, and what kind of game to expect … Continue reading “T&L Extra: Previewing MSU-Ole Miss With STM’s Brian Scott Rippee”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Loss to South Carolina is More About Perception Than Reality

If there is one phrase that Brian Hadad has said on a podcast more than a couple of times, it is “Perception is Reality.” He and Joel Coleman explain why Mississippi State’s SEC opening defeat at the hands of South Carolina means more about how people are going to view this team than any real … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Loss to South Carolina is More About Perception Than Reality”

Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Start SEC Play on the Right Foot Against South Carolina?

Mississippi State enters SEC play Tuesday night with their highest ranking in 14 years. Can the Bulldogs continue their winning ways against a South Carolina team coming off an upset win in the opening weekend? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman break down the opener, plus ask the question, is Dak Prescott a CFB Hall of … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Start SEC Play on the Right Foot Against South Carolina?”