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Mississippi State football coach Mike Leach has died at 61 after being hospitalized with heart condition, school says

Dec. 13, 2022 09:08 AM EST
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State football coach Mike Leach has died at 61 after being hospitalized with heart condition, school says.

Mississippi State rolls past Mississippi Valley State, 82-52

Dec. 03, 2022 16:33 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Tolu Smith scored 24 points, his second-highest total of the season, and Mississippi State cruised to an 82-52 win over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday. Mississippi State goes to 8-0 to start the season, making Chris Jans one of just three coaches to...

Storms cause major tornadoes, flooding around the South

Nov. 30, 2022 04:22 AM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Residents in several towns across Louisiana and Mississippi took cover as tornado sirens blared late Tuesday, and forecasters warned of the threat of strong twisters capable of tracking long distances on the ground as a severe weather outbreak erupted in the Deep South. ...

Smith leads balanced Mississippi St. attack sinking Omaha

Nov. 28, 2022 21:55 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Tolu Smith scored 12 points, D.J. Jeffries scored 10, 11 Mississippi State players entered the scoring column and the Bulldogs used the second half to pull away from Omaha for a 74-54 win on Monday night. At 7-0, the Bulldogs are off to their best start...

Mississippi St. sets records, blasts East Tennessee St. 56-7

Nov. 19, 2022 21:29 PM EST

Starkville, Miss. (AP) — On a chilly Saturday in Starkville, Miss., less than a week away from the Battle for the Golden Egg against rival Ole Miss, Mississippi State just needed to make it through healthy and with a win vs. East Tennessee State in a non-conference game. The...

Mississippi State's defense shuts down South Dakota 79-42

Nov. 17, 2022 23:24 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Tolu Smith scored 16 points, Cameron Matthews made all six of his shots and added 14 points, and Mississippi State beat South Dakota 79-42 on Thursday night. South Dakota had 17 turnovers and 16 field goals against a Mississippi State defense ranked eighth...

Mississippi State topples Arkansas-Pine Bluff 80-47

Nov. 13, 2022 17:44 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Tolu Smith and D.J. Jeffries both scored in double figures and Mississippi State cruised past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 80-47 on Sunday. Smith had 10 points, nine rebounds and three assists. Jeffries also scored 10 points and added six rebounds and two assists. ...

Top-ranked Georgia cruises to 45-19 win at Mississippi State

Nov. 13, 2022 00:56 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — No. 1 Georgia is going to the SEC championship game. Stetson Bennett and company just keep rolling along. Bennett threw for three touchdowns, and undefeated Georgia beat Mississippi State 45-19 on Saturday night. “I’m...

No. 1 Georgia seeks strong SEC follow-up at Miss State

Nov. 10, 2022 13:35 PM EST

Neither top-ranked Georgia nor coach Kirby Smart buy the notion that their toughest test is behind them. The challenges never really stop for Smart's Bulldogs (9-0, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) — the target is always there as defending national champions and being No. 1 in the AP...