Mississippi State Basketball: When talking about the most successful franchises of college sports in recent years, one of the first names that come to mind is the Mississippi State Bulldogs. Let us find more about this popular team.
Mississippi State Bulldogs is the sports team of Mississippi State University. Bulldogs teams participate in university competitions organizing by the NCAA, and it is part of the Southeastern Conference.
On 23rd March 2015, Mississippi State named former UCLA head coach, Ben Howland as its 20th head basketball coach.
Mississippi State Basketball Rivals:
Mississippi State team leads the series over Ole Miss 142-112. Alabama and Mississippi State are considering rivals on the court with only 90 miles separating the 2 programs. The Crimson Tide leads the all-time series 120-74.
Notable basketball players who attended and played at Mississippi State University:
– Arnett Moultrie, 1st round, 2012 NBA draft.
– Jarvis Varnado, 2nd round, 2010 NBA draft. NCAA career record holder with 564 blocked shots. One of only two college players to have at least 1000 points, 1000 rebounds, and 500 blocked shots, the other being David Robinson.
– Lawrence Roberts, 2nd round, 2005 NBA draft.
– Derrick Zimmerman, 2nd round, 2003 NBA draft.
– Tyrone Washington, 2nd round, 1999 NBA draft.
– Dontae’ Jones, 1st round, 1996 NBA draft.
– Erick Dampier, 1st round, 1996 NBA draft.
– Jeff Malone, 1st round, 1983 NBA draft. Two time NBA All-Star.
– Rickey Brown, 1st round, 1980 NBA draft.
– Wiley Peck, 1st round, 1979 NBA draft.
– Bailey Howell, 1st round, 1959 NBA draft. Six-time NBA All-Star. Elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1997.
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