December 31, 2011

Utah State preview

Mississippi State is looking to bounce back this afternoon following a heartbreaking two point loss to No. 6 Baylor Wednesday night in Dallas.

The 14th ranked Bulldogs hope to rebound against Utah State inside the friendly confines of Humphrey Coliseum at 2 p.m.

MSU has never faced the Aggies on the hardwood. The Bulldogs are however 15-9 against teams from the Western Athletic Conference and also 2-1 against foes hailing from Utah. State is 1-1 against BYU and 1-0 facing Utah.

The Bulldogs are 12-2 on the year after watching their 11-game winning streak end in the waning moments Wednesday 54-52 against Baylor. During that contest Mississippi State got 10-point efforts from both Renardo Sidney and Jalen Steele.

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