All along Mississippi State’s defense, you’ll see some new faces replacing the stars from last year’s top ranked unit. The outlier is at linebacker, where the Bulldogs return two outstanding players. How good can Erroll Thompson and Willie Gay be? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at that in their positional breakdown, plus … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Does Mississippi State Have the SEC’s Best Linebackers?”
Mississippi State’s calendar was loaded this past weekend, and by and large, it was a successful one in Starkville. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a Q&A format, with Joel asking Brian about the basketball games he covered, and Brian turning to Joel to recap the weekend on the diamond.
Even with all the basketball and baseball preoccupying the minds of Mississippi State, Joe Moorhead was able to grab some attention on Saturday, as the Bulldogs added two new faces to their 2020 recruiting class, one each for both sides of the line of scrimmage. Ring…The…Bell! 🔔🔔🔔#SipToState20#OneAtATime#HailState pic.twitter.com/r5GGdir0l3 — Coach Joe Moorhead (@BallCoachJoeMo) March 23, … Continue reading “Mississippi State Adds Two New Members to the Class of 2020”
From the moment Mississippi State’s name popped up to take on Liberty in the NCAA Tournament, the Bulldogs appeared to be a trendy pick to fall victim to the infamous 5-12 upset. The national experts were right on the money, as the Bulldogs gave away a ten point lead in the second half to fall … Continue reading “Mississippi State Falls Victim to March Madness in 80-76 Loss to Liberty”
It’s hard to believe that Mississippi State will take the court tomorrow a full ten years away from its last appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Can the Bulldogs survive and advance, or will it be a short lived trip to San Jose? Brian Hadad previews all things men’s basketball, then turns it over to Joel … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Return to the NCAA Tournament is Finally Here”
Mississippi State took to the practice court today about 24 hours before they’ll go for real in the NCAA Tournament. Here’s video from today’s shootaround. Practice time at the SAP Center, Bulldogs at shootaround. pic.twitter.com/TSjoh67AF5 — SportsTalk Mississippi (@SportsTalkMiss) March 21, 2019 Reggie Perry from deep. @_R1bang_ pic.twitter.com/JhszWnzzDv — SportsTalk Mississippi (@SportsTalkMiss) March 21, 2019 … Continue reading “WATCH: Mississippi State Hits the Court in San Jose For Tomorrow’s NCAA Tournament Game”
How do you lead when you have never been that way before? That’s the question I wanted answered from Mississippi State’s players as they prepare for the school’s first NCAA Tournament berth in a decade. Their answer was pretty simple, we’ll keep doing the same things we’ve been doing all season long. You can hear … Continue reading “WATCH: Mississippi State Prepares for a New Experience at the NCAA Tournament”
For the first time this season, Mississippi State found themselves in a big hole coming out of the first inning. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman examine how the Bulldogs easily put together a comeback, and break down who’s hitting well, and who needs to find their way.
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”
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”
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”
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”