RPI Watch: MSU fell 20 spots to No. 246 in the latest RPI standings, according to ESPN.
Who’s hot: Sophomore wing Fred Thomas was the second-leading scorer in both of the Bulldogs games last week. In four games since sitting out against Arkansas, Thomas is averaging 14.8 points per game off the bench.
Who’s not: The Bulldogs finished the regular season in last place and enter the SEC Tournament on a 13-game losing skid.
This week: State plays Vandy on Wednesday night at the SEC tourney in Atlanta.