Courtney Pruitt named Alcorn State women’s basketball coach

April 24, 2015 in Sports

The Mississippi Link Newswire Alcorn State University’s search for a new head women’s basketball coach concluded with a seasoned individual with extensive college coaching experience, most recently as the head […]

​Jackson State Men’s Basketball Signs JPS and JUCO Standouts

April 20, 2015 in Sports

The Mississippi Link Newswire JACKSON, Miss. – Head coach Wayne Brent and the Jackson State University men’s basketball program have signed junior college standout Deshawn Munson and JPS product Jesse […]

Who is Devin Booker? Just another Kentucky Wildcats basketball star…

March 29, 2015 in Sports

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — John Calipari’s platoon system gives most players on Kentucky’s roster the opportunity to be the X-factor in any given game. In the NCAA Tournament, the player […]

Mississippi State basketball: New coach Ben Howland ‘made a couple mistakes there at UCLA ‘

March 25, 2015 in Sports

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ben Howland’s coaching career has made the unlikely trek from Westwood to Starkville, with a TV timeout in between. The 57-year-old was introduced as Mississippi State’s […]

NCAA basketball: Mississippi State fires coach Rick Ray after 3 seasons

March 23, 2015 in Sports

(AP) Mississippi State has ended basketball coach Rick Ray’s short tenure after three straight losing seasons eroded a large chunk of the program’s fan support. The school released a statement […]

NCAA tournament: Ole Miss starts March Madness, rallying from 17 points to beat BYU

March 19, 2015 in Sports

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — “Welcome to March Madness!” Mississippi coach Andy Kennedy said. Ole Miss pulled off the NCAA Tournament’s first big comeback. Against the team that’s known for the […]

Sports Minute: The latest Mississippi sports news

February 27, 2015 in Sports

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – Chip Armelin scored 21 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer, to lift Southern Miss to a 70-66 win over Texas-San Antonio last night. Matt Bingaya contributed 17 […]

Mississippi State showing signs of improvement as Bulldogs prepare to face No. 1 Kentucky

February 25, 2015 in Sports

STARKVILLE, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi State was the worst team in the Southeastern Conference last season. Now the program is simply mediocre. It’s far from a miraculous turnaround, but the […]