Mississippi State

COLUMBIA, S.C | South Carolina stuns No. 14 Mississippi State 87-82 in OT

COLUMBIA, S.C.—January 08, 2019—  Freshman A.J. Lawson stole the ball and finished with an emphatic dunk with 13 seconds left in overtime to seal South Carolina’s 87-82 upset of No. 14 Mississippi State on Tuesday night. Maik Kotsar scored a career-high 25 points and had nine rebounds for the Gamecocks (7-7, 2-0 Southeastern Conference), who … Continue reading COLUMBIA, S.C | South Carolina stuns No. 14 Mississippi State 87-82 in OT

NEW YORK | Top 5 unchanged in AP women’s hoops poll, UConn still No. 1

NEW YORK — UConn, Notre Dame and Louisville remain the top three teams in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll. With most teams taking a break for the holidays, there wasn’t much movement in the Top 25 poll Monday. The only change in the first 10 teams was Mississippi State and Baylor exchanging places at … Continue reading NEW YORK | Top 5 unchanged in AP women’s hoops poll, UConn still No. 1

NEW YORK | UConn still No. 1 in AP women’s poll after passing tests

NEW YORK— After a week off for exams, UConn faced two stiff tests on the court and passed both of them. The top-ranked Huskies rallied to beat Oklahoma and topped No. 14 California to remain unbeaten this season. UConn won both games by less than 10 points — the first time the team has back-to-back … Continue reading NEW YORK | UConn still No. 1 in AP women’s poll after passing tests

EUGENE, Ore | No. 7 Oregon Ducks down No. 4 Mississippi State 82-74

EUGENE, Ore.  — Sabrina Ionescu scored 29 points, including all 17 of her free throws, and No. 7 Oregon handed No. 4 Mississippi State its first loss this season, 82-74 on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs (10-1) had won 46 regular-season nonconference games, but couldn’t catch up once the Ducks (9-1) started to pull away in … Continue reading EUGENE, Ore | No. 7 Oregon Ducks down No. 4 Mississippi State 82-74

ATLANTA | Georgia Tech hires Temple’s Geoff Collins to replace Johnson

ATLANTA — Georgia Tech hired Temple coach Geoff Collins on Friday, choosing a Georgia native with a background in defense to replace Paul Johnson as the Yellow Jackets coach. Collins, 47, is a former Florida and Mississippi State defensive coordinator and Georgia Tech assistant who was 15-10 in two seasons at Temple. Georgia Tech announced … Continue reading ATLANTA | Georgia Tech hires Temple’s Geoff Collins to replace Johnson

OXFORD, Miss | No. 22 Mississippi State beats Mississippi 35-3 in Egg Bowl

OXFORD, Miss.— Nick Fitzgerald ran for two touchdowns and threw for another score to lead No. 22 Mississippi State over Mississippi 35-3 on Thursday night in an Egg Bowl marred by a fight in the second half that led to four ejections. Mississippi State looked as though it would cruise to a fairly uneventful win … Continue reading OXFORD, Miss | No. 22 Mississippi State beats Mississippi 35-3 in Egg Bowl

NEW YORK | WNBA coaches, GMs tab McCowan for top pick in mock draft

NEW YORK— The Associated Press polled a panel of WNBA coaches and general managers for a mock draft of the first round this spring. Panelists were limited to college seniors and eligible foreign players, and they could not offer a pick for their own team. While last season there was a clear-cut No. 1 in … Continue reading NEW YORK | WNBA coaches, GMs tab McCowan for top pick in mock draft

SOUTH BEND, Ind. | Ogunbowale, No. 1 Irish open with 103-58 rout of Harvard

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Arike Ogunbowale scored 30 points in three quarters as top-ranked Notre Dame opened its national title defense with a 103-58 victory over Harvard on Friday. Ogunbowale, who hit a pair of buzzer-beaters in the Women’s Final Four last spring in victories over Connecticut and Mississippi State that gave Notre Dame its … Continue reading SOUTH BEND, Ind. | Ogunbowale, No. 1 Irish open with 103-58 rout of Harvard