REWIND: Mississippi State (13-14, 3-11 SEC)

8TB6_MSU_primary_logoLast week: The Bulldogs lost 92-81 at LSU on Wednesday and also 73-69 to Arkansas at home on Saturday.

RPI Watch: MSU fell 19 spots to No. 206 in the latest RPI rankings, according to ESPN.

Who’s hot: Sophomore shooting guard Craig Sword had 43 points, 11 rebounds, five assists, three steals and a block last week. Sword scored a career-high 33 points against LSU.

Who’s not: Sophomore wing Fred Thomas scored one point in 16 minutes in a start against LSU and did not play due to a coaches’ decision against Arkansas.

Upcoming: State continues its homestand Wednesday against Tennessee at 7 p.m. and travels to Missouri on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. Both games will be televised on SEC-TV.

Logan Lowery