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State Takes On Tide In Crucial West Rematch

Wendell Lewis

He isn't the most veteran of Bulldogs. But even a second-year guy like Wendell Lewis understands how important one big win can be in a big season picture…as well as how fragile such success is. "We need to keep pushing forward," the sophomore center said. "We want to build off the win against Florida and don't look back, just look towards the future."

Realistically, the future is right now for Mississippi State. Coming off a homecourt upset of #24 Florida, the Bulldogs (11-9, 3-3 SEC) take their act back on the road for a rematch with Western Division rival Alabama (13-7, 5-1). As a slightly older Dog notes, "This game is going to determine a lot" per junior guard Dee Bost. Perhaps a whole lot. In the second year under Coach Anthony Grant, the... Recommended Stories

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