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Bulldogs Take Series To Strengthen NCAA Case

Demarcus Henderson

Demarcus Henderson was reared to tell truth. So on the all-important impact of their regular-season finale on NCAA Regional goals…yes. The Bulldogs understood. "I'd be lying to you if I said we weren't in the locker room talking about it," Henderson said. "But we still tried to take it one game at a time."

Of course this one game was really the one game Mississippi State needed to strengthen Regional hosting status, as well as secure the best SEC Tournament seeding available. Under all this pressure, the Bulldogs delivered with a 7-2 decision over South Carolina. With the victory, Mississippi State (40-16, 16-14 SEC) took the series and reached the 40-regular season-win benchmark for the first time... Recommended Stories

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