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2016 Schedule
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4dJeff Goodman

SEC stability: Is Kentucky John Calipari's last job?

The NBA will keep calling John Calipari. But will he ever answer? Don't count on it. He's a fixture in Lexington. Our stability rankings look at who else is solid in the SEC and who isn't so set.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

CBB Charleston Classic (Nov. 17, 18, 20) bracket according to coaches: Villanova-Western Michigan and UTEP-Wake Forest on one side and Boise State-College of Charleston and Mississippi State-Central Florida in the other. All major brackets now done but Maui Invitational on July 19.

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Ben Howland: I'm Excited About Our Youth

Mississippi coach Ben Howland talks to Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg about Malik Newman's decision to leave the program, making the Bulldogs competitive in the SEC and more.

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Malik Newman's future is uncertain

The former McDonald's All-American will withdraw from the NBA draft, but that doesn't necessarily mean he is returning to Mississippi State. Goodman: Could he transfer?

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59dJeff Goodman

Sources: MSU's Newman exits draft, may transfer

Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.

Another year in school for Newman?

Malik Newman arrived in Starkville with a huge rep, but he didn't live up to the hype and struggled for much of the season. Jeff Goodman shares his take and provides input from NBA executives on what the best decision would be for the freshman. Will they stay or will they go (Insider)

Howland making mark for Bulldogs

In his second offseason, Ben Howland is cleaning up on the recruiting trail. He has four signees in the ESPN 100 coming to Starkville next season. See the full rankings

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Sword attempts dunk over pancake (0:46)
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A Grand Slam dunk gone wrong (1:09)
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Sword hangs on the net on a 360 dunk (1:02)

Sam Strong ESPN Staff Writer 

Mississippi State's Craig Sword may not have made the dunk, but he did knock over a Denny's pancake mascot in the process.

Western Kentucky hires Rick Stansbury

The former Mississippi State men's basketball coach will become the next head coach at Western Kentucky, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Stansbury has been an assistant at Texas A&M for the past three seasons.

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Mississippi State freshman declares for draft

Malik Newman says he won't hire an agent, leaving open the possibility that he could return to school. Newman, the 10th-ranked recruit in last year's class, averaged 11.3 points per game for the 14-17 Bulldogs.

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Bulldogs' Newman opts for draft, won't hire agent

Mississippi State guard Malik Newman says he will declare for the NBA draft, but won't hire an agent, leaving open the possibility that he could return to school.

Mississippi State breaks out WWE belt

When you win a 14-inning softball game in which your starting pitcher threw 216 pitches, you get to celebrate in style. Check it out

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The road to the Championship (1:10)

Team Stats

Points Per Game74.9139th
Rebounds Per Game35.3223rd
Assists Per Game13.9136th
Points Allowed72.8201st

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Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record11-10
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances10