MSU announces basketball tryout date for walk-ons

STARKVILLE – First-year Mississippi State basketball coach Rick Ray has announced there will be tryouts for fulltime students interested in possibly becoming a walk-on.
A mandatory meeting will be held on Aug. 29 at 5 p.m. on the floor of Humphrey Coliseum.
The actual tryout date is slated for 6 a.m. on Sept. 4 at the Mize Pavilion.
At the Aug. 29 meeting, prospects will be instructed on the requirements that will have to be completed before anyone is allowed to tryout (eligibility, proof of insurance, physical, etc).
For more information, contact Nick Lagroone at (662) 325-3800 or by email at

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