Our fears for some time now have been confirmed, the school has confirmed tonight that Fr. Forward Rodney Hood has decided to transfer.
New Mississippi State coach Rick Ray has announced Rodney Hood has decided not to return to the team.— mstate M Basketball (@mstateMBK) April 9, 2012
Hood averaged 10.3 points and 4.8 rebounds for the dogs last year, and was expected to be the centerpiece for which Coach Rick Ray built his team around in the years to come.
More reaction on the decision and where the program goes from here in the days to come.
Obviously, it can't get much darker right now for the state of the Mississippi State basketball program.