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NCAA accepts self-imposed sanctions, praises MSU’s cooperation

The NCAA Committee on Infractions has accepted the self-imposed sanctions levied by Mississippi State University in a case that centered on the actions of a former MSU booster, a former MSU assistant football coach, and a current MSU student-athlete.

The violations were investigated by the NCAA enforcement staff with the full cooperation of the MSU Athletics Department compliance staff. The committee cited MSU for its efforts to fully investigate and uncover the violations. The violations center on the actions of a disassociated former MSU booster and the failure of the former assistant coach to report actions by that former booster to MSU compliance officials. […]

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MSU’s Lewis out at least 8 weeks with knee injury

Mississippi State’s Wendell Lewis is expected to miss at least the next eight weeks because of a broken right kneecap.

The school says the 6-foot-9 senior from Selma, Ala., was hurt in a non-contact drill and was scheduled for surgery Monday. The injury is another blow to the already undermanned Bulldogs (3-5), who had just six scholarship players when they traveled to face Loyola of Chicago (6-3) this past Saturday. […]

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Mississippi State ready for challenge after break

) Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen said his team enjoyed a week away from football and got some much needed rest.

The Bulldogs weren’t too tired, though. Most of September had already been a vacation.

No. 19 Mississippi State (4-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) has had an extended break from league play since beating Auburn on Sept. 8. […]

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Mississippi State ranked, still not satisfied

There was no big celebration when Mississippi State entered the national rankings on Sunday. It’s another indication of how much things have changed for the Bulldogs.

“I want it to be something that is expected for this program,” Mullen said.

It’s certainly becoming more common. The Bulldogs have been ranked for at least part of the past three seasons. […]


MSU on the grow, president says

CORINTH – (AP) Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum says the university is undergoing massive infrastructure upgrades and expects record fall enrollment. Keenum, a Corinth High School graduate, told the Daily Corinthian that the university […]