Mississippi State coach Jenny Hazelwood let it be known that her team's non-conference schedule was going to prepare them for Southeastern Conference play.
Hazelwood and her Bulldogs get to test that theory this weekend. MSU host No. 3 Florida (11-1) at the Newell-Grissom Building
"Each weekend we've gotten better," Hazelwood said. "We've definitely matured as a team through the four weeks. This is the firs year since I've been here that we've had four tournament weekends. It was definitely huge for us. I think we accomplished what we hoped to going through our non-conference schedule."
The Bulldogs will also host Arkansas (7-4) on 1:30 p.m. on Sunday to conclude the opening SEC weekend.
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