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Good Afternoon, Stark Vegas: Men’s basketball falls in SEC opener

State men’s basketball fell to South Carolina in double-overtime.


Good afternoon, Stark Vegas! I wish I could open with that the Bulldogs started 1-0 in SEC play, but, sadly, Ben Howland’s squad fell to the Gamecocks of South Carolina. At least Alabama got handled in the national championship, right?

MBB falls in SEC opener

To the cruel hands of double-overtime, the Bulldogs fell short of South Carolina in their SEC opener 87-82. Aric Holman had 20 points and grabbed 10 boards and Nick and Quinndary Weatherspoon, Lamar Peters and Abdul Ado scored in the double-digits. MSU will have the chance to bounce back on Saturday as it hosts Ole Miss.

Read the full recap of State’s loss here.

Football ranked in final Coaches Poll

The Bulldogs finished No. 25 in the final Coaches Poll. A team that finished unranked? The Iowa Hawkeyes.

Look at the rest of the rankings here.

Four-star defensive lineman de-commits from MSU

Charles Moore announced he’s back on the open market on Monday.

Softball releases schedule

You can view the full schedule here. The Lady Bulldogs will try to improve from its 38-23 (7-17 SEC) record.

The only national news that I think should be discussed is the CFP title game. What are your guys’ thoughts? I know some people think the Clemson vs. Alabama rivalry is getting repetitive (see: Cleveland vs. Golden State), but the past few title games have been amazing. For me, I was just in shock.

Have a good day and Hail State!