REWIND: Mississippi State (12-5, 2-2 SEC)

8TB6_MSU_primary_logoLast Week: The Bulldogs lost 80-61 at Alabama before returning home to defeat Texas A&M 81-72 in overtime on Saturday.

RPI Watch: MSU has a current RPI of 141, according to ESPN.

Who’s Hot: Sophomore center Gavin Ware scored 40 points and had 16 rebounds last week with just three fouls. Ware recorded his sixth double-double of the year in the win over the Aggies, scoring 22 points and pulling down 10 rebounds.

Who’s Not: The Bulldogs’ bench contributed just 22 points last week with 10 of those coming from Roquez Johnson. In fact, Johnson was the only reserve to score against Texas A&M.

Upcoming: State hosts Auburn on Wednesday at 7 p.m. before hitting the road for Ole Miss on Saturday at 3 p.m.

Logan Lowery