Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Women Get The Seed They Deserved

There may never have been as much parity in women’s college basketball as there is this season, with there being at least seven realistic contenders for the national championship. Mississippi State is very much in that elite group, and on Monday, the NCAA Tournament committee rewarded the Bulldogs with a well deserved number one seed. … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Women Get The Seed They Deserved”

Survey: March Madness boosts employee morale

Have you filled out your bracket yet? More than 70 million Americans are expected to fill out a bracket for the NCAA Tournament, competing for money or just bragging rights with friends and co-workers. But is filling out a bracket and following the “March Madness” bad for business? It can actually boost employee morale, according … Continue reading “Survey: March Madness boosts employee morale”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Makes Its Return to the NCAA Tournament

It’s been nearly a decade since Mississippi State punched a ticket to the Big Dance, a drought that came to an end on Sunday, as the Bulldogs were once again part of the field of 64. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at the first weekend, plus a huge series win for the … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Makes Its Return to the NCAA Tournament”

Ole Miss defied odds en route to earning NCAA Tournament berth

Just 363 days ago, Kermit Davis walked into the team meeting room at the Tuohy Center at his new job and addressed his team for the first time.  It was a demoralized group that had just lost 13 of its last 14 games. Andy Kennedy was relived of his duties, substantial roster attrition was anticipated … Continue reading “Ole Miss defied odds en route to earning NCAA Tournament berth”

Mississippi State Heads West for the First Round of the NCAA Tournament

It may be the East Regional, but Mississippi State will make their long awaited return to the NCAA Tournament on the West Coast, as the Bulldogs have earned a five seed, and will take on Liberty on Friday in San Jose, CA. Mississippi State was in the first group of teams announced, matched up with … Continue reading “Mississippi State Heads West for the First Round of the NCAA Tournament”

Ole Miss earns first NCAA Tournament bid since 2015, slotted as eight seed

Ole Miss is headed to the NCAA Tournament. The team and fans gathered in The Pavilion on Sunday to learn its postseason fate. The Rebels learned they were slotted as an eight seed by the selection committee and will face nine seed Oklahoma on Friday in Columbia, South Carolina at 11:40 A.M. CT The Rebels … Continue reading “Ole Miss earns first NCAA Tournament bid since 2015, slotted as eight seed”

Pitching struggles, offenses fades late as Ole Miss falls to Alabama

The frustration in Mike Bianco’s voice was palpable after Ole Miss’ 8-6 loss to Alabama on Saturday to even the series. “It was just a bad baseball game all the way around,” Bianco said. “They did more than we did.” The Rebels slogged through another sluggish, multi-error performance that was comprised of some reoccurring issues. … Continue reading “Pitching struggles, offenses fades late as Ole Miss falls to Alabama”

SEC Tournament: Mississippi State Bows Out But Prepares For the Next Step in 83-76 Loss to Tennessee

From 2013-2017, a loss in the SEC Tournament meant the end of the men’s basketball season at Mississippi State. Last year, the Bulldogs slid into a NIT berth for the school’s first game past spring break weekend in 6 years. This season, Friday night’s 83-76 loss to Tennessee simply means the Bulldogs will go home … Continue reading “SEC Tournament: Mississippi State Bows Out But Prepares For the Next Step in 83-76 Loss to Tennessee”

Ethridge goes six strong, Zabowski’s home run lifts Rebels to 1-0 win over Alabama

After two years of varying roles on the Ole Miss pitching staff, Will Ethridge spent the entire fall and winter preparing to assume the role of being the face of the Rebels’ rotation. Immersed in that environment for the first time  — a close game on a Friday night in the SEC — the junior … Continue reading “Ethridge goes six strong, Zabowski’s home run lifts Rebels to 1-0 win over Alabama”