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Schedule set for Charleston Classic

Mississippi State released its non-conference men’s basketball schedule last week but was still awaiting word on which opponents it would play in the Charleston Classic. It was revealed on Thursday that the Bulldogs would take on Central Florida from the

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Bulldogs unveil non-conference schedule

Ben Howland has unveiled his non-conference schedule for his second season at Mississippi State. The Bulldogs will battle eight non-league foes at Humphrey Coliseum beginning with Norfolk State on Nov. 11. MSU will also host Lehigh (Nov. 25), Northwestern State

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MSU-USM to renew basketball rivalry

Mississippi State and Southern Miss will meet in a neutral site game at the Mississippi Coliseum over the next four years.

For the first time in 15 years, Mississippi State and Southern Miss will meet in men’s basketball. The Hattiesburg American reported the two schools have agreed to play four neutral site games at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson over the

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Newman headed to Kansas

Former Mississippi State guard Malik Newman is transferring to Kansas. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Malik Newman now has a new home. After withdrawing from the NBA Draft and announcing he would transfer from Mississippi State in May, the former McDonald’s All-American has decided to attend Kansas. Due to NCAA transfer rules, Newman must sit

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Howland talks offseason

Mississippi State’s Ben Howland joined the rest of the league’s coaches on the SEC men’s basketball teleconference on Monday to discuss the Bulldogs‘ offseason. Here is a transcript of Howland’s time on the call…   Opening statement: “We’re a very, very young team

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Schaefer set for another ‘special year’

Mississippi State has made great strides over Vic Schaefer‘s four-year tenure as women’s basketball coach. The Bulldogs are coming off the best season in program history going 28-8 and reached the Sweet 16. But as great at the 2015-16 campaign

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Bulldogs see attendance increase

Mississippi State broke its own attendance record for women’s basketball for the third consecutive year. The Bulldogs saw 92,914 fans attend their 18 home games at Humphrey Coluseum, which was the 15th-best attendance in the nation. MSU averaged 5,162 fans

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Schaefer selects Thibault as assistant coach

Vic Schaefer brought another up-and-coming coach to his Mississippi State women’s basketball staff as Carly Thibault joined the program as assistant coach. Thibault joins the Bulldogs following two seasons on the staff at Eastern Michigan. “I’m so grateful and excited to

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Newman granted release from MSU

Malik Newman has reportedly asked Ben Howland for his release from Mississippi State. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

Malik Newman declared for the NBA Draft back in March only to pull his name out before last week’s deadline to return to college. However, that college will not be Mississippi State. The university confirmed Monday that Newman has been

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Newman will withdraw from NBA Draft

Malik Newman plans to withdraw from the NBA Draft but could be headed somewhere besides Mississippi State. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Malik Newman plans to withdraw his name from the NBA Draft on Wednesday but that does not necessarily mean good news for Mississippi State. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported Tuesday night that Newman would not be entering the 2016 NBA Draft but

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Newman nears NBA Draft deadline

The deadline for Malik Newman's decision to stay in the NBA Draft or return to college must be made by Wednesday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Today is the deadline for Malik Newman to decide whether to remain in the NBA Draft or return to Mississippi State for his sophomore season. The 6-foot-3 guard did not hire an agent and has the option of coming back

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