By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Dan Mullen was handsomely rewarded for his part in one of the most memorable seasons in Mississippi State football history. Director of athletics Scott Stricklin announced Thursday evening that Mullen had signed a contract extension through 2018, which contained a substantial raise. Mullen, who made around $3 million in 2014, […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – At 6-foot-11, 215-pounds, Fallou Ndoye already had the size to play in the SEC when he signed with Mississippi State in the fall of 2012. However, the strides that Ndoye has made in his overall game the past two years have made the Senegal native a valuable asset […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Any ideas of Mississippi State ending top-ranked Kentucky’s 27-game winning streak the way it did in 1996 were short-lived on Wednesday night. The Wildcats turned a slim four-point lead early in the second half into a 74-56 blowout inside a snow covered Humphrey Coliseum. UK went on a […]

ZUPPARDO

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State is actively searching for a way to keep Johnny Zuppardo around for another year. The junior forward has missed the entire season with a torn left meniscus and ACL and will have only have one year of eligibility left unless the Bulldogs can find another loophole. […]

Weather will force No. 22 Mississippi State to amend its weekend plans for the third straight week. The Diamond Dogs bumped up the start times for the Friday and Saturday games of their round-robin series with Arizona and Samford at Dudy Noble Field. The visiting teams will play at noon Friday before MSU meets Arizona […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal No. 11 Mississippi State wraps up its regular season road slate with its toughest test at No. 2 South Carolina tonight at 6 p.m. CT on FSN. It will be the sixth ranked opponent the Bulldogs (25-4, 10-4) have met this year, going 3-2 in those clashes. MSU is coming […]

JACKSON These eyes have seen some seismic changes in nearly a half century of covering Mississippi sports. The most dramatic, of course, has been the integration of all sports, even at the academies that sprang up as a result of integration. Sports have shown us, in living color, that blacks and whites could work and […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State has a tall task ahead taking on undefeated and No. 1 ranked Kentucky at 6 p.m. tonight on the SEC Network. However, Rick Ray’s attention this week has not been on the 27-0 Wildcats. The third year coach has been searching for way to help his […]

GRIDLEY

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – No. 22 Mississippi State improved to 9-0 on the year with a 10-2 victory over Alcorn State on Tuesday. The Bulldogs collected 14 hits, led by SEC Freshman of the Week Ryan Gridley, who was 4-for-5 with a double and two RBI. “I just try to put good […]