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.