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Four days a week - Catch Thunder & Lightning with Brian Hadad of SuperTalk Mississippi and Joel Coleman of the Starkville Daily News, bringing you the inside scoop on the Mississippi State Bulldogs.

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Women Get The Seed They Deserved

By Brian Hadad | March 18, 2019

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”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Makes Its Return to the NCAA Tournament

By Brian Hadad | March 17, 2019

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”

Mississippi State Heads West for the First Round of the NCAA Tournament

By Brian Hadad | March 17, 2019

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”

SEC Tournament: Mississippi State Bows Out But Prepares For the Next Step in 83-76 Loss to Tennessee

By Brian Hadad | March 15, 2019

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”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Dominates Its Way to Friday in the SEC Tournament

By Brian Hadad | March 14, 2019

Mississippi State left no doubt on Thursday night at the SEC Tournament, dominating Texas A&M and pushing into Friday’s quarterfinal against Tennessee. Brian Hadad recaps from Nashville, as the Bulldogs survive and advance.

SEC Tournament: Mississippi State Heads to Friday After a Dominant Win Over Texas A&M

By Brian Hadad | March 14, 2019

On Saturday, Mississippi State pretty much got what they wanted on the offensive end against Texas A&M, but defensively, there were lapses that allowed the Aggies to shoot 47% and rack up 81 points on the Bulldogs. Thursday night in Nashville, those lapses were non-existent, as MSU held A&M to 37% from the field in … Continue reading “SEC Tournament: Mississippi State Heads to Friday After a Dominant Win Over Texas A&M”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Postseason Begins in Nashville

By Brian Hadad | March 12, 2019

By now we all know Mississippi State is headed to the NCAA Tournament, but before the Big Dance begins, the Bulldogs have business with their conference foes. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman preview the SEC Tournament, then turn back to football for a look at the offensive line in this week’s Spring Positional Breakdown.

T&L Extra: Coach Chris Lemonis Previews Week 1 in SEC Play

By Brian Hadad | March 12, 2019

There may not be a hotter team in college baseball than Mississippi State, led by two of the best pitchers in the nation. Brian Hadad caught up with head baseball coach Chris Lemonis to get his thoughts on his team’s great start and the challenge that lies ahead as SEC play begins. Photo courtesy of … Continue reading “T&L Extra: Coach Chris Lemonis Previews Week 1 in SEC Play”

Thunder & Lightning: What Is The Legacy Of Quinndary Weatherspoon?

By Brian Hadad | March 11, 2019

Quinndary Weatherspoon brought home his second Howell Trophy on Monday. He will likely be a first team All-SEC selection. He has led his team back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in a decade. But what will be his legacy at Mississippi State? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman discuss the career of the … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: What Is The Legacy Of Quinndary Weatherspoon?”

Spring Football: Predicting a Way Too Early Depth Chart for Mississippi State Football in 2019

By Brian Hadad | March 11, 2019

2019 has been labeled as a transition year for Mississippi State football going back to when Dan Mullen was head coach, as you could see that the Bulldogs would be replacing a three year starter at quarterback along with a number of the top performers defensively two years ago. Now that season is upon us, … Continue reading “Spring Football: Predicting a Way Too Early Depth Chart for Mississippi State Football in 2019”