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.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge will decide whether to block Mississippi from using three drugs when it puts inmates to death, and his ruling could determine whether the state carries out its next execution in about two weeks.
Auburn is bringing Hugh Freeze back to the Southeastern Conference as head coach of the Tigers, more than five years after his resignation from SEC West rival Mississippi amid both personal and NCAA scandals.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre is asking to be removed from a lawsuit by the state of Mississippi that seeks to recover millions of dollars in misspent welfare money that was intended to help some of the poorest people in the U.S.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Forecasters are warning of the potential for strong tornadoes in parts of the South on Tuesday as a potent storm system moves into the region.
Northern Mississippi will be at highest risk of the strongest storms, along with the northeastern corner of Louisiana, according to the national Storm Prediction Center.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — John Tonje's 25 points helped Colorado State defeat Mississippi Valley State 88-45 on Saturday night.
Tonje had seven rebounds for the Rams (5-2). Taviontae Jackson scored 16 points while going 4 of 6 from the floor, including 1 for 3 from distance, and 7 for 8 from the line, and added seven rebounds and five steals.
Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin says he has informed school officials he will be staying at Ole Miss, putting an end to speculation that he was the leading candidate to fill the head coaching vacancy at Auburn.
A 12-year-old boy is dead after playing Russian Roulette with peers in Jackson, Mississippi, police say.
Jackson's Deputy Police Chief Deric Hearn identified the boy as Markell Noah, according to reports by Mississippi-based WLBT-TV.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Freshman Amaree Abram scored 19 points, Jaemyn Brakefield added 17 points and undefeated Mississippi beat Siena 74-62 on Friday to advance to the championship game of the ESPN Events Invitational.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State coach Mike Leach admitted the Egg Bowl series with Ole Miss ranks among the nation’s elite rivalries in unpredictability.
“Both sides let the other think they’d won it,” Leach said.
ELLISVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A police officer and a man barricaded inside a Mississippi home have both been injured in shootings Wednesday evening, authorities said.
The Jones County deputy was treated and released from the hospital, while the man inside the home remains in the hospital with serious injuries, the Jones County Sheriff's Department said.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Dashawn Davis knocked down six 3-pointers and Tolu Smith added a double-double with 16 points and 16 rebounds as Mississippi State held off Utah 52-49 to win the Fort Myers Tip-off tournament's Beach Division on Wednesday night.
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Alissa Pili scored 21 points, Kennady McQueen made a pair of late free throws and No. 17 Utah beat previously unbeaten Mississippi 69-67 on Wednesday night at the Baha Mar Pink Flamingo Classic in Nassau, Bahamas, to remain undefeated.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Camden Vander Zwaag's 22 points helped Air Force defeat Mississippi Valley State 64-51 on Wednesday night.
Vander Zwaag also contributed three blocks for the Falcons (3-3).
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi-based company that had become one of the largest furniture businesses in the country has laid off nearly its entire workforce.
Approximately 2,700 workers, most of whom live in northeast Mississippi, lost their jobs Monday, according to the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal.
Lane Kiffin normally isn't one to mince words, but his description of the Egg Bowl is definitely on the diplomatic side.
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A father and son have been indicted by a grand jury after allegedly chasing and shooting at a FedEx driver in January after he dropped off a package in a Mississippi city.
Brandon and Gregory Case, who are both white, were re-arrested Friday and indicted for attempted first-degree murder, conspiracy and shooting into the vehicle of D’Monterrio Gibson, who is Black.
Mississippi State (7-4, 3-4 SEC) at No. 20 Mississippi (8-3, 4-3, No. 20 CFP), Thursday, 7 p.m. EST (ESPN)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Ole Miss by 2 1/2
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Over half of Mississippi's rural hospitals are at risk of closing immediately or in the near future, according to the state's leading public health official.
Dr. Daniel Edney, the state health officer, spoke to state senators at a hearing Monday about the financial pressure on Mississippi hospitals.
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — The superintendent of a Mississippi Gulf Coast school district announced plans Tuesday to retire after 10 years in the post.
Bonita Coleman was appointed superintendent of Ocean Springs School District in June 2012.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Dashawn Davis hit a pair of free throws with three seconds left to help Mississippi State hold off Marquette, 58-55 Monday night in the nightcap of the Fort Myers Tip-Off tournament's Beach Division.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Robert Taylor, a 30-year educator and deputy state superintendent for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, has been chosen to serve as Mississippi’s new state superintendent of education.
YAZOO CITY, Miss. (AP) — One person is dead and several others were shot when gunfire erupted during a weekend dice game in Mississippi.
The Yazoo County Sheriff's Office told news outlets that a group of people were enjoying a bonfire and music at Wells Ranch, about 45 miles (72 kilometers) northwest of Jackson, around 12:30 a.m.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Isiaih Mosley and D’Moi Hodge scored 18 points apiece to help Missouri beat Mississippi Valley State 83-62 Sunday night.
Hodge hit four 3-pointers and had six — and Nick East II added five — of Missouri's 16 steals.
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.
Jalani Eason threw a 15-yard touchdown to Sylvester Campbell and Kenneth Martin's 47-yard pick-6 sparked Mississippi Valley State to a 27-7 win over Prairie View A&M on Saturday.
Those two plays late in the third quarter less than two minutes apart made it a 17-7 contest and the Delta Devils (2-9, 2-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference) were never threatened again.
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Terry Collins scored 27 points as Mississippi Valley State beat North Alabama 76-68 on Friday night.
Collins also contributed five rebounds and five assists for the Delta Devils (1-4).
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Matthew Murrell scored 16 points, Myles Burns added 13 and Mississippi held off UT Martin for a 72-68 victory on Friday night.
KK Curry scored four points during a 12-4 run that pulled UT Martin to 70-68 with 16 seconds left.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Amid an investigation into the water crisis in Mississippi's capital city, two congressional Democrats are requesting a review of the federal government's efforts to maintain local water utilities.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A group of environmental and racial justice organizations filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday against the U.S. Department of Transportation and its secretary, Pete Buttigieg, seeking to halt a Gulf Coast road project that the group says will harm the environment near historic Black neighborhoods in north Gulfport.
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 nationally by allowing just 48.33 points per game.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has set an execution date for an inmate who has been on death row for 21 years after his appeals and legal challenges were unsuccessful.
In a Thursday ruling, the Mississippi Supreme Court granted a motion from the state in the case of Thomas Edwin Loden Jr., a former U.S.
East Tennessee State (3-7) at Mississippi State (6-4), Saturday, 12 p.m. EST (ESPN+)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: No line.
No. 14 Mississippi (8-2, 4-2 SEC, No. 14 CFP) at Arkansas (5-5, 2-4 SEC), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ET (SEC Network)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Mississippi by 2 1/2.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — The southern district transportation commissioner in Mississippi says he will not seek reelection in 2023.
Republican Tom King of Hattiesburg made the announcement Wednesday on “The Extra Mile,” a podcast produced by the Mississippi Department of Transportation.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Officials in Mississippi's capital city are scheduled to vote Thursday on a proposed agreement with the federal government for how to fix the city's water system, which came dangerously close to collapsing more than two months ago.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's largest county says it will appeal a federal judge's appointment of a public safety consultant to manage its jail where the judge found “ongoing unconstitutional conditions," including short staffing levels that allowed some inmates to assault others.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An airport worker who flew a stolen twin-engine plane erratically over north Mississippi for hours and threatened to crash into a Walmart store has died in federal prison while awaiting trial, federal authorities said Wednesday.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Matthew Murrell put up 25 points, knocking down 6 of 10 shots from behind the arc and sparking a 13-3 run midway through the second half to earn Mississippi a 70-58 win over Chattanooga on Tuesday night.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — EPA Administrator Michael Regan said Tuesday that the agency is still working on a plan to bring long-term improvements to the water system in Mississippi’s capital city, which came perilously close to collapsing more than two months ago.
HONOLULU (AP) — Angelo Allegri’s 14 points helped Eastern Washington defeat Mississippi Valley State 60-52 in the Rainbow Classic in Honolulu on Monday night.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi auditor said Monday that his office is demanding nearly $2 million from a private company for failing to have enough people on duty for many shifts at a state prison it was operating.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Daniel Ortiz scored 21 points as North Alabama beat Blue Mountain of Mississippi 100-60 on Monday night.
Ortiz shot 8 for 9, including 5 for 5 from beyond the arc for the Lions (3-0).
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A group of anti-abortion doctors in Mississippi, where state leaders led the charge to overturn Roe v. Wade, say the validity of the state's law banning most abortions remains uncertain and that further legal action is needed to clarify it and protect them from possible punishment by medical institutions.
HONOLULU (AP) — Matt Knowling’s 20 points helped Yale defeat Mississippi Valley State 80-51 on Sunday night at the Rainbow Classic.
Knowling had five rebounds for the Bulldogs (3-0). Yussif Basa-Ama scored 12 points while finishing 5 of 5 from the floor.
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.
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.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban wondered which Crimson Tide team would show up in Mississippi. As it turned out, he didn’t need to be worried, especially about quarterback Bryce Young.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Glendon McDaniel completed 11 of 16 passes for 113 yards and two touchdowns and 60 yards rushing — including a 10-yard touchdown — on 11 carries to help Southern beat Mississippi Valley State 27-7 Saturday night.