By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State director of athletics Scott Stricklin is hopeful he and head coach Dan Mullen will be able to come to an agreement on a contract extension. Mullen guided the Bulldogs to one of the best seasons in school history this fall and makes around $3 million under […]

Associated Press South Carolina remains No. 1 in The Associated Press poll for the third consecutive week after a last-second victory over Duke on Sunday. The Gamecocks trailed the Blue Devils for most of the game before a putback by star freshman A’ja Wilson with 1.8 seconds left rallied the team. South Carolina has 23 […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State made a surprise jump to No. 7 when the final College Football Playoff rankings were released on Sunday. The Bulldogs rose three spots in the standings and secured a spot in the Capital One Orange Bowl against Georgia Tech. The game will kickoff from Sun Life […]

School, wire reports STARKVILLE – Victoria Vivians had 17 points and 11 rebounds, helping No. 23 Mississippi State to a runaway 97-36 win over Southeastern Louisiana on Sunday. At 8-0, MSU is off to its best start since the 2008-09 season. The Bulldogs led 45-25 at halftime, then outscored the Lady Lions (3-5) 52-11 after […]

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Daily Journal Mississippi State and Ole Miss are headed for big-time bowl games. The pairings were announced Sunday afternoon. ––––– Bulldogs to Orange Bowl Mississippi State finished No. 7 in the College Football Playoff Poll and will make its 18th bowl appearance in the Orange Bowl in Miami. The Bulldogs (10-2) will meet Georgia Tech […]

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer GRAPEVINE, Texas – Baylor and Ohio State jumped past TCU in the final Associated Press college football poll Sunday. No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Florida State and No. 3 Oregon held their places from last week in the final media poll of the regular season. The Bears […]

By Guerry Smith Associated Press NEW ORLEANS – Jay Hook scored 17 points, Jonathan Stark added 12 and Tulane beat Mississippi State 59-54 on Saturday afternoon. Hook hit five 3-pointers, including one from NBA range off a pass from Louis Dabney with 29 seconds left to give the Green Wave a five-point lead. It was […]

JACKSON A bunch of little things after a big season in Mississippi college football… • Just when you think the New Orleans Saints are dead, Saint Drew Brees reminds you of why you can never discount them as long as No. 9 wears the Black and Gold. When Brees has any time at all, he […]

Mississippi State guard Craig Sword (32) celebrates his basket against the Vanderbilt during the second half in a first round Southeastern Conference tournament game, Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Atlanta. Mississippi State won 82-68. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Rick Ray once again had injuries strike his Mississippi State team before the season even started. But unlike the two previous years, Ray’s roster had enough depth to overcome the injuries during the opening weeks and is now beginning to get back to full strength. Guards I.J. Ready […]