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Shuler’s 19 points paces Rebels on sluggish offensive night in win over Southeastern Louisiana

By Brian Scott Rippee | December 12, 2018

The game was a slog on the offensive end for most of the night for Ole Miss in its 69-47 win over Southeastern Louisiana, but the Rebels overwhelmed the Lions defensively to create separation early in a game that never really hung in the balance. “Every game has a life of its own,” head coach … Continue reading “Shuler’s 19 points paces Rebels on sluggish offensive night in win over Southeastern Louisiana”

Thunder & Lightning: Coaching’s Silly Season Finds Its Way to Mississippi State

By Brian Hadad | December 12, 2018

Transition in the coaching business is just par for the course these days. Mississippi State has seen one coach leave, another return, and yet another take an interview but decide to remain in Starkville. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman explain who is going where and who isn’t going anywhere.

T&L Extra: MSU-Cincinnati Preview With Scott Springer of the Cincinnati Enquirer

By Brian Hadad | December 12, 2018

Mississippi State has won a big out of conference game each of the last two weekends, but the toughest test of the young season comes Saturday when Cincinnati comes to the Humphrey Coliseum. Brian Hadad previews this matchup with Bearcats beat writer Scott Springer of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Photo courtesy of Mississippi State athletics

Tony Hughes Returns to Mississippi State as Assistant Coach

By Brian Hadad | December 12, 2018

Mississippi State wasted little time filling the vacancy on it’s staff left by the departure of Mark Hudspeth to Austin Peay. The university announced the hiring of Tony Hughes, former Bulldog assistant and most recently head coach at Jackson State, early Wednesday morning. Hughes coached in Starkville under Dan Mullen from 2009-2016 before taking the … Continue reading “Tony Hughes Returns to Mississippi State as Assistant Coach”

Thunder & Lightning: Dak Prescott Has Re-Established Himself as One of the NFL’s Best

By Brian Hadad | December 11, 2018

After five straight wins, you’d think the fans of the Dallas Cowboys would be all aboard with Dak Prescott, but the former Mississippi State Bulldog is still facing a lot of criticism. Is it warranted, or is Dak the victim of his own circumstances? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman examine how Prescott has turned his … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Dak Prescott Has Re-Established Himself as One of the NFL’s Best”

Mississippi State Tight Ends Coach Mark Hudspeth Leaving to Become Austin Peay Head Coach

By Brian Hadad | December 11, 2018

Mississippi State tight ends coach Mark Hudspeth will be leaving Joe Moorhead’s staff to become head coach at Austin Peay State University, as originally reported by Steve Robertson of GenesPage.com. This marks an end to Hudspeth’s second tenure on staff, he was wide receivers coach under Dan Mullen from 2009-10, then left to become head … Continue reading “Mississippi State Tight Ends Coach Mark Hudspeth Leaving to Become Austin Peay Head Coach”

Phil Longo leaving Ole Miss to become offensive coordinator at North Carolina

By Brian Scott Rippee | December 11, 2018

Ole Miss offensive coordinator Phil Longo is leaving for the same position at North Carolina, a source confirmed to SuperTalk. Bruce Feldman of The Athletic was the first to report the news. Longo spent two seasons in Oxford, both of which saw the Rebels’ offense consistently rank near the top of the FBS in most … Continue reading “Phil Longo leaving Ole Miss to become offensive coordinator at North Carolina”

Thunder & Lightning: Is Mississippi State Women’s Basketball Underrated?

By Brian Hadad | December 10, 2018

Mississippi State finally moved up into the top five of the latest AP Women’s Basketball Poll, but it appears to only be because a team in front of them lost. Are the Bulldogs being looked over? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman debate that, plus discuss some of the high points of Joel’s recent interview with … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Is Mississippi State Women’s Basketball Underrated?”

WATCH: Kermit Davis, Terence Davis discuss Rebels’ road win at Illinois State, what lies ahead this week

By Brian Scott Rippee | December 10, 2018

Ole Miss earned its first true road win of the 2018 season with an 81-74 victory over Illinois State on Saturday. The Rebels struggled mightily on the road in 2017, posting a mark of 1-10 in true road contests. The team is 1-1 in two road games this year with the loss coming at Butler … Continue reading “WATCH: Kermit Davis, Terence Davis discuss Rebels’ road win at Illinois State, what lies ahead this week”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Win Over Clemson Shows a Team That Continues to Evolve

By Brian Hadad | December 9, 2018

Mississippi State spent the day in New Jersey raining threes on Clemson, as the Bulldogs’ barrage from deep led to an 82-71 win over the Tigers. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman examine the win and whether or not Ben Howland’s squad can win on nights without that kind of performance from beyond the arc.