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2019 Schedule
7th in SEC
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Howland: Tennessee, not Kentucky, tops in SEC

Mississippi State coach Ben Howland said Wednesday that Tennessee, not Kentucky, is "the team to beat" in the Southeastern Conference this season. Howland said the Volunteers' experience gives them the edge over the Wildcats.

Mississippi State looks to take the next step (4:13)
Bulldogs focusing on shot selection and consistency (0:42)
Bulldogs on the rise (3:09)
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40dMyron Medcalf

Best- and worst-case scenario for each Top 25 team

For some teams, a win in the NCAA tournament would be a significant achievement. For the elite contenders, anything short of a Final Four run would be a disappointment.

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NBA draft departures shake up Way-Too-Early Top 25

The deadline for early entrants to declare for the NBA draft has passed, so it's time to re-evaluate the early top 25 for 2018-19. With so many players testing the waters yet not signing with an agent, it's more art than science.

Penn State cruise past Mississippi State in NIT semis (1:07)
Predicting next season's top-5 SEC teams (3:59)
Takeaways from SEC men's basketball (2:36)

Mississippi State advances to NIT semifinals at MSG

Quinndary Weatherspoon scored 19 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and Mississippi State advanced to the NIT semifinals at Madison Square Garden in New York with a 79-56 victory over Louisville on Tuesday night.

Bulldogs' Weatherspoon doing it all against Cardinals (0:20)

Team Stats

Points Per Game73.4181st
Rebounds Per Game36.1132nd
Assists Per Game13.3201st
Points Allowed67.855th

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Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record11-10
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances10