Archive - Dec 24, 2013
Normally when teams from across the nation descend on Humphrey Coliseum it is on the collegiate level.
This week things are a bit different as Starkville High School hosts the Travis Outlaw Slam Dunk at the Hump featuring teams from across the Southeast and even one team from Pennsylvania.
Mississippi State spent all of last week getting prepared for its last and final game of the season.
The roll into Memphis, Tenn., today in advance of the New Year's Eve AutoZone Liberty Bowl.
The Bulldogs (6-6) will play Conference USA champion Rice (10-3) on Tuesday.Â
Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. and can be seen on ESPN.
There's one observation that sticks out to people when they watch the Mississippi State basketball team.
That is that Craig Sword is really good.
The Bulldog sophomore guard has really put his name on the map in his second year wearing the maroon and white.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada â€“ A blistering first-half shooting performance by UNLV did in the Mississippi State menâ€™s basketball team Monday night.
Playing its final game before the Christmas break, MSU allowed nine first-half 3-point baskets and never recovered, falling 82-66 to UNLV in the championship game of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic at Orleans Arena.
John C. (J.C.) Collier, Sr., a carpenter and sheetrock hanger for forty-six years, passed away Sunday December 22, 2013 at the Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw in Ackerman, MS. Mr. Collier was born December 16, 1924 in Choctaw County, MS. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in WWII.
Mississippi State freshman guard Dominique Dillingham has burst onto the women's college basketball scene.
She proved it this past week.
After totaling 22 points in two games for the Bulldogs, Dillingham was the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week.
Dillingham scored five points and pulled down five rebounds in her first start as MSU beat North Dakota State on the road.
Ethan Tucker went out on a limb and joined the Starkville High bowling team with the encouragement of a friend.
It's not hard to see the reason why the Starkville Yellowjackets are off to such a successful start to the basketball season.
All an individual has to do is look at the SHS roster and see 11 seniors.
The Jackets have used that experience to get off to a 9-2 start.