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Howland talks Aggies

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 recent performances and preview its match-ups this week. Here is a transcript of Howland’s time on the call…   Opening

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Alabama preview

Former Baldwyn and Northeast Community College standout Reggie Patterson has played in five games for Mississippi State this season. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State concluded the first month of conference play with just a 2-6 mark. The Bulldogs have been on the cusp with some close games over that stretch and could be close to turning things around having won two of

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Monday with Mullen

Dan Mullen has never faced Northwestern State. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen held his weekly press conference on Monday to discuss the top-ranked Bulldogs win over UT Martin and preview their road outing against No. 4 Alabama. The following is a transcript of Mullen’s time at the podium. Opening

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Monday with Mullen

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_GrkSLBEmY[/youtube] For the third consecutive week Mississippi State will square off against an opponent ranked inside the top 14. The Bulldogs have lost two straight on the road to South Carolina and Texas A&M and return home to square off

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Premature Preview 2013: Alabama

Previously: Oklahoma State, Alcorn State, Auburn, Troy, LSU, Bowling Green, Kentucky, South Carolina, Texas A&M MSU rolled into Tuscaloosa last year 7-0 and ranked No. 13 in the country, hoping to take down the top-ranked Crimson Tide. The #webelieve hashtag took

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Putting a Ribbon on SEC Media Days

With the 2013 SEC Media Days in the books, I figured I’d try and wrap things up for you the best I could. Let’s start with some links. • My column on MSU quarterback Tyler Russell • My story on Alabama

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SEC Media Days: Lots of Links; Day 3 Preview

HOOVER, Ala. | The third and final day of SEC Media Days is upon us, and it figures to go out with a bang. Coaches and players from four very good teams are on tap, including two-time reigning national champion

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SEC Power Rankings: Adult Diapers, Cockfighting and ‘The Idaho Job’

After taking last week off to consume much turkey and Egg Bowl-ness, the SEC Power Rankings make their return. It’s the final set of rankings for the regular season; I might do one more after the bowls, but maybe not.

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SEC Power Rankings: Stealing Saban, Swinging Richt, Spanking Sumlin

The SEC Power Rankings are grumpy today, because brake jobs cost way too dang much. Makes a man want to steal something. Like, I dunno… ––––– Team (Pvs): Comment 1. Alabama (1): …maybe a cardboard cutout of Nick Saban? It was

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SEC Power Rankings: Let’s Make a T-Shirt About It

I’m glad everyone enjoyed last week’s Harry Potter-themed SEC Power Rankings. There is no theme this week, I’m afraid, but one team did make a big jump in the rankings. Who? Hint: The head coach’s name rhymes with “bark licked.” –––––

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Game Day Eve: Bulldogs Try to Solve McCarron

This week’s game: No. 13 MSU (7-0, 3-0 SEC) at No. 1 Alabama (7-0, 4-0), Saturday, 7:30 p.m., ESPN (Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge and Holly Rowe) ––––– There are a lot of things MSU needs to do well to beat Alabama, and

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