The Mississippi State baseball program split a pair of games in a top-five showdown at McKethan Stadium, as the No. 5 Bulldogs claimed the first game of the day, 10-5, before dropping a 4-1 decision to the No. 4 Gators in the nightcap.
Mississippi State battled one of the nation’s best before being handed an 83-76 hard-fought defeat by third-seeded and No. 8 Tennessee during Friday’s quarterfinal action at Bridgestone Arena, home of the NHL’s Nashville Predators.
Facing the same opponent in less than a week for the second straight season to start the SEC Tournament, Mississippi State excelled on both ends of the floor en route to an 80-54 rout of Texas A&M during Thursday’s second round action at Bridgestone Arena.
The confetti finally rained down on Vic Schaefer and Mississippi State. Teaira McCowan and Andra Espinoza-Hunter scored 24 points apiece, and the top-seeded Bulldogs claimed their first SEC Tournament Championship in dominating fashion over Arkansas by a score of 101-70 on Sunday afternoon in Bon Se
A low-scoring game early turned into a 9-8 nail bitter at the end, as the No. 8 Mississippi State baseball program closed out a series sweep of Maine on Sunday (March 10) at Dudy Noble Field. It was the 11th-straight win for the Diamond Dawgs.
Aric Holman and Lamar Peters eclipsed 1,000 career points, while Quinndary Weatherspoon tacked on another 20-point performance to lift Mississippi State to a 92-81 Senior Day victory over Texas A&M on Saturday at Humphrey Coliseum.
Behind a pair of solid pitching performances, the No. 8 Mississippi State baseball program ran its winning streak to 10 games with a doubleheader sweep of Maine on Friday (March 8) at Dudy Noble Field. The Bulldogs grabbed game one by a score of 9-2, before taking the second game by a final of 5-1.
McCowan was named the league’s Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and a First Team All-SEC selection in the coaches’ voting. Schaefer earned his second consecutive SEC Coach of the Year award, sharing the honor with Matthew Mitchell of Kentucky.
Three Mississippi State baseball student-athletes were named to the Frisco Classic All-Tournament team following a 2-0 weekend at the event. Freshman JT Ginn was named the Most Valuable Player, while sophomore Justin Foscue and senior Elijah MacNamee were each named to the all-tournament team, as we
Frigid temperatures in Frisco, Texas has forced the cancelation of the final game of the Frisco Classic for the Mississippi State baseball program. The Bulldogs were scheduled to face Nebraska at 11 a.m., but chilly conditions forced the game to be canceled.
A mist was ever-present at Dr Pepper Ballpark on Saturday (March 2) as the No. 9 Mississippi State baseball program toppled No. 8 Texas Tech, 4-2, in front of 7,527 fans to end day two at the Frisco Classic.
Tyson Carter and Quinndary Weatherspoon combined for 34 of their 46 points during the second half, but Auburn was able to fend off Mississippi State’s comeback effort by an 80-75 margin on Saturday at Auburn Arena.
Chris Marve, one of the rising coaching stars in the country and a Southeastern Conference standout, has been tabbed as Mississippi State’s new defensive run game coordinator and linebackers coach, head coach Joe Moorhead announced Friday.
Vic Schaefer is once again being recognized for his work in Starkville. The head coach of the No. 5 Mississippi State women’s basketball team is among the late-season candidates for the 2019 Werner Ladder Naismith Women’s Coach of the Year Award, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced on Thursday.
Another solid pitching performance, combined with timely hitting was the perfect recipe for the Mississippi State baseball program in a 12-0 victory over Southeastern Louisiana on Wednesday (Feb. 27) evening at Dudy Noble Field.
A Mississippi State record eight Bulldogs will take their talents to Indianapolis this week for the biggest job interview of their lives with hundreds of NFL scouts, executives and coaches at the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine.
Three players scored 20 or more points to lead No. 6 Mississippi State past Vanderbilt by a score of 86-70 on Sunday afternoon. It was the first time since Nov. 20, 1999, that three Bulldogs accomplished the feat in a single-game.
With two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning of a tie game, the No. 9 Mississippi State baseball program capitalized on the third error of the game by No. 21 Southern Miss, as sophomore Tanner Allen sent the Dudy Noble Field faithful home happy with a walk-off RBI double that scored classmate Jor
After earning his second win in as many starts to begin his career, Mississippi State baseball freshman JT Ginn earned his first in-season honor from the Southeastern Conference, as he was tabbed Co-Freshman of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday (Feb. 25).
After a dazzling performance on Friday (Feb. 22) versus No. 21 Southern Miss, Mississippi State baseball’s redshirt-junior Ethan Small was named to the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper’s National Weekly Honor Roll.
Mississippi State proved the old adage right of it’s not how you start, it’s how you finish. The Bulldogs wiped away a 16-point first half deficit and turned the tables on South Carolina for a 76-61 victory on Saturday at Humphrey Coliseum.
Facing a two-run deficit in the bottom of the sixth, Mississippi State softball plated four runs with help of a three-run home run from junior Fa Leilua to rally past Georgia Tech, 4-2, Saturday at Nusz Park.
Pinch hitter Charlie Fischer drove home the game’s lone run in helping support a strong pitching performance by both Walker Powell and Ryan Och in leading No. 21 Southern Miss to a 1-0, 10-inning victory over No. 9 Mississippi State Friday afternoon at Dudy Noble Field.
With the threat of inclement weather in the forecast, the Mississippi State baseball program has announced that the series opener versus Southern Miss on Friday (Feb. 22) will now start at 2 p.m. at Dudy Noble Field.
Quinndary Weatherspoon exploded for a career-best 31 points which included the game-clinching free throw with 0.5 seconds remaining to lift Mississippi State to a 68-67 victory over Georgia on Wednesday at Stegeman Coliseum.
The Southeastern Conference will use a Centralized Video Review process for Conference baseball games beginning with the 2019 SEC season, becoming the first conference to use a centralized process as permitted by NCAA rules.
Timely hitting and a solid outing from the bullpen led Mississippi State baseball to its fourth-straight win to open the season on Tuesday (Feb. 20), as the Diamond Dawgs earned a 3-2 victory over UAB at Dudy Noble Field.
Mississippi State ratcheted up its defensive intensity out of the locker room and started the second half on a 21-3 run over an eight-minute stretch en route to a 77-67 road victory over Arkansas on Saturday at Bud Walton Arena.
After allowing two runs in the bottom of the first inning of game one in a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at Dudy Noble Field, the Mississippi State pitching staff shutout Youngstown State the rest of the way and the offense piled up 22 runs to claim the final two games in the series and complet
Former Mississippi State basketball great Lawrence Roberts will be honored as the Bulldogs’ Allstate SEC Basketball Legend selection at the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville (March 13-17).
Mississippi State’s Teaira McCowan is one of 10 remaining candidates for the 2019 Lisa Leslie Award, the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame and Women's Basketball Coaches Association announced Friday. The finalists will be announced in early March.
With help of junior Alyssa Loza’s perfect game performance in the circle, No. 24 Mississippi State softball (4-0) continued to roll through the Bulldog Kickoff Classic field, picking up two victories over Valparaiso (0-4) Saturday at Nusz Park.
Facing an 18-point deficit early in the second half, Mississippi State put together a furious comeback effort to battle back to within one point. However, No. 5 Kentucky was able to respond down the stretch and escaped with a 71-67 victory over the Bulldogs at Humphrey Coliseum on Saturday.
Behind the impressive Bulldog debut of junior outfielder Fa Leilua and a career performance in the circle from sophomore Emily Williams, No. 24 Mississippi State softball (2-0) open the 2019 campaign with a doubleheader sweep Friday inside Nusz Park.
Vanderbilt University has been predicted to win the 2019 Southeastern Conference baseball championship as voted by the league’s 14 head coaches in the annual preseason poll released Thursday. The Preseason All-SEC First and Second Teams, as determined by the head coaches, were also announced.
Former Mississippi State student-athlete and graduate assistant coach Joe Judge will try for his third Super Bowl ring with New England on Sunday when the Patriots take on the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta.
Ginn, who looks to contribute on the mound and at the plate, was one of just five underclassmen (freshman or sophomore) named to Baseball America’s preseason All-America list, garnering his selection as a utility player.
Lamar Peters turned in his first career double-double, and Quinndary Weatherspoon exploded for 20 second-half points to carry No. 22 Mississippi State to a 92-84 victory over No. 16 Auburn in-front of a sold out Humphrey Coliseum on Saturday.
A Mississippi State record four Bulldogs were selected to the 2019 Pro Bowl, which will be played Sunday at Camping World Stadium in Orlando. The game will kick off at 2 p.m. CT on ESPN and culminate a week of practices and events.
Khristian Carr will represent the Mississippi State volleyball program as one of three Southeastern Conference student-athlete representatives who will have a voice on proposed rule changes under the NCAA’s Division I autonomy process at the NCAA Convention in Orlando, Florida, on Jan. 23-26.
Teaira McCowan has been named the SEC Player of the Week for the fourth time this season and second straight week after scoring 26 points and collecting 24 rebounds in Mississippi State’s win against then-No. 15 South Carolina on Thursday.
The All-America honors continue to pile up this preseason for Mississippi State baseball senior Jake Mangum, with D1Baseball tabbing the outfielder as a second-team All-American heading into the 2019 campaign.