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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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Sword competing in College Slam Dunk Championship

Craig Sword will represent Mississippi State in the College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships Thursday at 8 p.m. on ESPN from Cypress, Texas. Sword will compete in the slam dunk contest against East Tennessee State’s Duece Bello, University of Mary’s Devan

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Stansbury hired as WKU head coach

With 293 career wins and 11 postseason trips as a head coach to his credit, Rick Stansbury has been named the 15th head men’s basketball coach at Western Kentucky University, Director of Athletics Todd Stewart announced on Monday. A formal

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Ndoye transfers to Cal State Bakersfield

Fallou Ndoye has transferred to Cal State Bakersfield. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Fallou Ndoye has found a new home. The former Mississippi State forward has landed at Cal State Bakersfield where he started classes on Wednesday. Ndoye will be ineligible until December due to NCAA transfer rules but will have 1 ½

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Star-studded class elected to MSU Hall of Fame

Four former student-athletes and one former athletic trainer/current administrator will be officially inducted into the Mississippi State Sports Hall of Fame during pregame festivities prior to the Bulldogs’ Oct. 24 football game against Kentucky, the MSU M-Club Alumni Association announced Thursday.

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Black transfers to Little Rock

Former Mississippi State forward Oliver Black has landed at Little Rock. The Trojans announced the addition of the 6-foot-9, 225-pounder from Jackson on Tuesday. Black made his departure from the Bulldogs last month. He will have to sit out the

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Jazz select Hood in first round

The Utah Jazz selected former Mississippi State wing Rodney Hood with the 23rd overall pick in the NBA Draft Thursday night. Hood spent the 2011-12 season in Starkville under Rick Stansbury before transferring to Duke and playing this past season

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Former MSU coach Henderson passes away

Former MSU women's basketball coach Jerry Henderson passed away on Saturday. (Photo Courtesy of MSU)

Former Mississippi State women’s basketball coach Jerry Henderson lost his battle with cancer over the weekend. The 72-year old passed away Saturday and funeral services were held Tuesday morning. Henderson coached the Lady Bulldogs from 1990-95 going 62-101. He also

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Texas A&M hires Stansbury as assistant coach

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Rick Stansbury, the 2004 Associated Press SEC Coach of the Year, all-time coaching wins leader at Mississippi State and ninth-winningest coach in the history of the SEC, will join the Texas A&M men’s basketball staff as

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Howell has street named in his honor

Bailey Howell won two NBA Championships and is a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The 12-year NBA veteran and former second overall pick in 1959 is also the only Mississippi State player to have his jersey

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Bulldogs in the NBA

Monta Ellis, Travis Outlaw

Mississippi State currently has two former players in the NBA as well as a host of other players who either signed with the Bulldogs or are in the NBA Developmental League or WNBA. Each week the Daily Journal will have

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