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Thunder & Lightning: Looking at Mississippi State Football’s Way Too Early Depth Chart

By Brian Hadad | January 17, 2019

It’s a long way to late August and the start of the 2019 football season, but that’s not stopping Brian Hadad from taking an early look at the Mississippi State two deep. Get those projections, plus a preview of tonight’s big showdown between the Bulldogs and South Carolina.

A Day After: Three thoughts from Ole Miss’ loss to LSU

By Brian Scott Rippee | January 16, 2019

Ole Miss tasted defeat for the first time in nearly two months in its 83-69 home loss to LSU on Tuesday night.  The Tigers’ length and athleticism frustrated Ole Miss for the entirety of the night. The Rebels are now 13-3 (3-1). Was Tuesday’s loss a sign of coming back down to earth? Probably to … Continue reading “A Day After: Three thoughts from Ole Miss’ loss to LSU”

Rebels’ winning streak snapped in 83-69 loss to LSU

By Brian Scott Rippee | January 16, 2019

Ole Miss gravitated back towards the earth a bit in its 83-69 loss to LSU on Tuesday night at The Pavilion. The Rebels ran into a team that is long, athletic and talented in the low post. Ole Miss struggled to finish around the rim and its shot selection was poor. “We had no ball … Continue reading “Rebels’ winning streak snapped in 83-69 loss to LSU”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Gets The Win It Had to Have Against Florida

By Brian Hadad | January 16, 2019

It might not have been a must-win game, but it was close enough for Mississippi State, who had to battle until the last possession to claim a 71-68 win over Florida. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at the Bulldogs and how this win might define their tough upcoming stretch.

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

By Brian Hadad | January 15, 2019

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: Mississippi State’s Scoring Should Carry Them Over Florida

By Brian Hadad | January 14, 2019

Even in this two game slide to open SEC play, Mississippi State hasn’t lacked for scoring. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at tonight’s matchup with Florida and how the Bulldogs’ superiority on the offensive end should lead to a victory.

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

By Brian Hadad | January 13, 2019

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?”

A day after: Four observations from Ole Miss’ win at Mississippi State

By Brian Scott Rippee | January 13, 2019

Ole Miss knocked off its second ranked opponent in four days after going on the road to take an 81-77 decision from 14th-ranked Mississippi State. Here are four observations from a win that capped a season-altering week for the Rebels under first-year head coach Kermit Davis Weathering the storm.   Ole Miss had countless opportunities … Continue reading “A day after: Four observations from Ole Miss’ win at Mississippi State”

Hinson shines as Rebels knock off second ranked team in a week with 81-77 win at Mississippi State

By Brian Scott Rippee | January 12, 2019

He plays with an edge that operates as a mechanism to broadcast a passion for his craft. Blake Hinson loves basketball, and he’ll be glad to tell you how much. On this day, evidence of that bled through his 26 point, five-rebound performance in an 81-77 win over Mississippi State as Ole Miss picked off … Continue reading “Hinson shines as Rebels knock off second ranked team in a week with 81-77 win at Mississippi State”

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

By Brian Hadad | January 12, 2019

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”