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

By Brian Hadad | January 11, 2019

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”

Traces of Rich Rodriguez’s offense can be found elsewhere in the Magnolia State

By Brian Scott Rippee | January 10, 2019

Rich Rodriguez hasn’t been a coordinator in nearly two decades, dating back to being the offensive coordinator at Clemson from 1999-2000.vHe was the youngest head coach in college football when he was named the head man at Salem College in 1988 at just 24 years old. “I was the youngest to get fired at 25 … Continue reading “Traces of Rich Rodriguez’s offense can be found elsewhere in the Magnolia State”

Ole Miss downs No. 11 Auburn to deliver The Pavilion its first signature moment

By Brian Scott Rippee | January 9, 2019

Terence Davis released his grip of the rim and began his descent to the floor as the 8,200 in the Pavilion seats rose to its feet following a dunk from the senior guard that injected energy into a building already brimming with it. Davis’ dunk gave Ole Miss a 63-57 lead amidst an 11-3 run … Continue reading “Ole Miss downs No. 11 Auburn to deliver The Pavilion its first signature moment”

WATCH: Mike MacIntyre and Rich Rodriguez press conference

By Brian Scott Rippee | January 9, 2019

Ole Miss’ two new coordinators met with the media in their first public appearance since joining Matt Luke’s staff. Mike MacIntyre and Rich Rodriguez talked about their respective schemes, what sold them on Matt Luke and Ole Miss, and also what is was like facing each other in the PAC 12 for five years. 

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

By Brian Hadad | January 9, 2019

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”

A week of opportunity and challenge begins for Ole Miss against Auburn

By Brian Scott Rippee | January 8, 2019

Ole Miss is going to get a taste of how difficult the SEC with a two-game slate against top 15 teams this week, beginning with10th-ranked Auburn on Wednesday and then a road game at 14th-ranked Mississippi State on Saturday. Wednesday night’s game against the Tigers is an interesting opportunity for this team in a couple … Continue reading “A week of opportunity and challenge begins for Ole Miss against Auburn”

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

By Brian Hadad | January 8, 2019

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?”

WATCH: Kermit Davis, Blake Hinson discuss Auburn and the week ahead for Ole Miss

By Brian Scott Rippee | January 7, 2019

Ole Miss will learn a lot about itself this week as it hosts 12th-ranked Auburn on Wednesday before traveling to Starkville to face 14th-ranked Mississippi State. Kermit Davis and freshman Blake Hinson discuss the win over Vanderbilt and the week ahead for this team.

Thunder & Lightning: What Did the First Weekend of SEC Basketball Mean for Mississippi State’s Women and Men?

By Brian Hadad | January 6, 2019

Mississippi State’s women began its defense of the SEC Championship with two wins in two games, while the men sat out the opening weekend of conference play. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look at the results and what that means for the Bulldogs as hoops season begins to heat up.

Mississippi State Wins Ugly in 86-71 Victory Over Kentucky

By Brian Hadad | January 6, 2019

Mississippi State started SEC play with a relatively easy win on Thursday night against Arkansas. Sunday’s win came a lot of tougher, as Kentucky clawed and scratched like the wildcats on their warmups before finally dropping an 86-71 decision. In a game that featured nearly as many turnovers (46 combined) as made shots (56 combined), … Continue reading “Mississippi State Wins Ugly in 86-71 Victory Over Kentucky”