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2016 Schedule
14-17, 11th in SEC

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)
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Georgia picks up 79-69 win over Mississippi State (2:06)
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JJ Frazier Postgame Interview (1:18)
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Mark Fox Halftime Interview (0:30)
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Watch: Georgia vs. Mississippi State

It's a battle of the Bulldogs in the SEC tourney opener for each squad. With no bubble dreams on the radar it's championship or bust for each team in Nashville. Live on SECN/WatchESPN

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Top 5 plays in the SEC (0:31)
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Battle for top dog will be won by guards (3:53)
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Howland: 'We've really come a long way' (1:54)
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'Twas the night before the tourney (0:30)
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Standout matchups in SEC Tournament early rounds (2:40)
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Mississippi State handles Auburn 79-66 (1:34)
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Mississippi State handles Auburn 79-66

Mississippi State freshmen Malik Newman and Quinndary Weatherspoon combined for 33 points en route to a 79-66 win over Auburn in the regular season SEC finale for both teams on Saturday. 

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