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State Sets Stage For Showdown With Tigers

State Sets Stage For Showdown With Tigers

They concluded the non-conference campaign with both a victory and some fan-provided Memphis barbecue. Now, Mississippi State can finally turn its entire attention to the week's real business. "The minute that game is over, we start to discuss the issues of everything that is in our hands," said Coach John Cohen.

Clean hands, too, with the last sauce wiped off following an 8-3 win in AutoZone Park. But then Cohen was more concerned about the Mississippi State of mind going into last night's Memphis game, for obvious reason. Because since the Bulldogs swept Tennessee they have grabbed control of both their SEC and NCAA destiny. Taking their showdown series at Ole Miss strengthened this position further... Recommended Stories

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