RPI Watch: MSU is tied with Washington State at No. 145 in the RPI rankings, according to ESPN.
Who’s Hot: I.J. Ready returned to the starting lineup this week after missing two games with a concussion. The freshman point guard scored 14 points during the week while dishing out seven assists.
Who’s Not: Roquez Johnson has been the Bulldogs only steady contributor off the bench this season and has sometimes assumed the scoring and rebounding load. But last week Johnson had only five points against Florida and was shut out at Vandy.
Upcoming: State travels to Texas A&M on Wednesday at 8 p.m. on CSS before returning home Saturday against Kentucky at 12:30 p.m. on WCBI.