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Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s NCAA Tournament Ticket is Punched

By Brian Hadad | February 27, 2019

It appears that for all intents and purposes, Mississippi State will break a decade long drought away from March Madness. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at Tuesday night’s win over Missouri that more or less has the Bulldogs looking ahead to the NCAA Tournament, plus MSU football takes what appears to be … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s NCAA Tournament Ticket is Punched”

Mississippi State Does More With Less, Takes Down Missouri 68-49

By Brian Hadad | February 26, 2019

On a night where Nick Weatherspoon sat on the bench in street clothes, still unable to play as a result of his indefinite suspension, and where Lamar Peters and Aric Holman, two players everyone would have identified as key cogs before the season began, were held scoreless, Mississippi State got off to a blazing start … Continue reading “Mississippi State Does More With Less, Takes Down Missouri 68-49”

Ole Miss erases early 4-0 deficit, tops UT Martin

By Brian Scott Rippee | February 26, 2019

After hurling a 1-2-3 ninth inning that saw him sit at 91 mph with his fastball and flip over a breaking ball for the first of two strikeouts in the frame, Ryan Olenek is serious about pitching. Make no mistake about it, the centerfielder having pitching role is developing into a real thing. “I mean, … Continue reading “Ole Miss erases early 4-0 deficit, tops UT Martin”

Three areas to watch as Ole Miss begins spring practice

By Brian Scott Rippee | February 26, 2019

The sense of newness will be difficult to ignore for Ole Miss as it hit the field for the  start of spring practice on Tuesday. Two new coordinators, soon-to-be three new assistant coaches and a slew of holes to fill on the offensive side of the football will make for a lot of growing pains … Continue reading “Three areas to watch as Ole Miss begins spring practice”

WATCH: Matt Luke presser as Ole Miss opens spring practice

By Brian Scott Rippee | February 26, 2019

Ole Miss begins spring practice on Tuesday. Matt Luke discussed the new staff, new faces on the field and more.

Borkey Show: Should dirty recruiting in college hoops lead to jail time?

By Michael Borkey | February 26, 2019

Sean Miller of Arizona and Will Wade were subpoenaed to appear in court in April, but should dirty recruiting in college sports actually lead to criminal charges? Also on the show, Lebron James needs to own his team’s failures – Boogie Cousins gets dumb technical – Sports gambling’s next step in Mississippi

Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State’s Wide Receivers Deliver in 2019?

By Brian Hadad | February 26, 2019

Mississippi State’s passing game was at best a disappointment in 2018, and the biggest reason the Bulldogs weren’t able to deliver on their preseason hype. Can the receiver group take a huge step forward in 2019 and elevate Joe Moorhead’s offense to where he expects it to be? Brian Hadad takes a look at that … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State’s Wide Receivers Deliver in 2019?”

T&L Extra: Mississippi State Baseball Head Coach Chris Lemonis Joins SportsTalk Mississippi

By Brian Hadad | February 26, 2019

Mississippi State has gotten off to a good start this baseball season, and coming off a huge series win over Southern Mississippi. Coach Chris Lemonis joined SportsTalk Mississippi on Monday to discuss last weekend and what’s to come for the Diamond Dawgs. Photo courtesy of Mississippi State athletics

Rebel Report: Reaction to an eventful weekend in Oxford, does Ole Miss Hoops punch its ticket this week?

By Brian Scott Rippee | February 25, 2019

Brian Scott Rippee and Collin Brister discuss an interesting weekend in Oxford with the on-campus protests, Ole Miss Basketball’s win over Georgia and Ole Miss Baseball taking a series on the road at Tulane.    

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Wins on the Diamond and the Court

By Brian Hadad | February 24, 2019

Mississippi State’s weekend didn’t start off very promising, with a loss to Southern Mississippi in extra innings and the threat of rain possibly washing out the remainder of the series. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman discuss how the weekend did a complete 180 from there, with the Bulldogs celebrating victories on all fields of play.