2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
2-0, 1st in SEC
No. 18 Mississippi St cruises past Hartford (3:40)
Peters passes off the glass to Holman for fast-break dunk (0:25)
Peters' steal leads to big fast-break dunk (0:21)
Mississippi State steal sets up dunk (0:20)
Weatherspoon steals and rocks the rim (0:15)
No. 18 Bulldogs win season opener (2:24)
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Why your team won't make it to the Final Four

The AP preseason poll is out. Kansas, Kentucky, Gonzaga, Duke and the others in the top 10 are thinking Final Four. Not so fast. Every team has flaws.

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Howland: Tennessee, not Kentucky, tops in SEC

Mississippi State coach Ben Howland said Wednesday that Tennessee, not Kentucky, is "the team to beat" in the Southeastern Conference this season. Howland said the Volunteers' experience gives them the edge over the Wildcats.

Mississippi State looks to take the next step (4:13)
Bulldogs focusing on shot selection and consistency (0:42)
Bulldogs on the rise (3:09)
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Best- and worst-case scenario for each Top 25 team

For some teams, a win in the NCAA tournament would be a significant achievement. For the elite contenders, anything short of a Final Four run would be a disappointment.

Team Stats

Points Per Game86.0Tied-79th
Rebounds Per Game35.5Tied-231st
Assists Per Game15.0Tied-137th
Points Allowed67.0Tied-137th

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Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record11-10
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances10