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Coach Bruce Allsup is pleased with the way his Starkville Academy basketball team has performed throughout the beginning of the season.
Still the coach is not completely satisfied.
December 31st, 2014
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. â€“ The Mississippi State Bulldogs swung momentum to their side several times throughout the game, but were unable to capitalize on it.
MSU scored 13-straight points to cut the lead to one in the first half and had a successful Hail Mary pass to end the first half down by one.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. â€“ The year of 2014 was not the first time Mississippi State has made the trek to Miami for the Orange Bowl.
Way back in 1937, the Bulldogs lost a 13-12 contest to Duquesne while in 1941 the team evened up its record with a 14-7 defeat of Georgetown.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. â€“ In a game that could have vaulted Mississippi State into the top five in the country, the season was dashed as Georgia Tech dominated the second half of the game to celebrate New Years Eve with a 49-34 victory in the Orange Bowl.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. â€“ Dak Prescott really put his name on the map this season with his play.
The Mississippi State quarterback finished eighth in the Heisman Trophy voting and broke numerous records during the regular season. He capped off his junior year in a big way.
Stan Jones has seen the Mississippi State Bulldogs at their best on the basketball court.
As an assistant coach at MSU from 2001-02, Jones helped the team to the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship in 2002.
It has been a football season to remember for the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
For the first time in the history of the program, the Bulldogs were able to reach No. 1 in the country and they stayed there for five weeks.
Mississippi State's rise to the top was chosen as the No. 1 sports story of 2014 by the Starkville Daily News sports staff.
Great shock and sadness came with the news that East Webster girls basketball coach Stan Hughey had passed away on Sunday.
It's certainly a difficult way to see the year of 2014 end locally.
Hughey was a great girls basketball coach as the people of Oak Hill Academy and East Webster can relate.
MIAMI â€“ The two teams participating in tonight's Orange Bowl have tried to keep the routine as close to "business as usual" as possible.
With the game between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets being on a Wednesday, there has been a little bit of an adjustment involved.
The McNeese State Cowboys brought their three-point shooters to Starkville Tuesday night.
After the Cowboys established momentum early with their offense, the Mississippi State Bulldogs had a hard time getting back into the game.
McNeese State hit 8-of-17 field goals from long range and dominated MSU 66-47 at Humphrey Coliseum.