Scout Premium Content

State Tries Snapping Skid At Vols' Expense

The losing string stands at nine, and the overall record has slipped under break-even. With little left to play for, how does Rick Ray keep a club ready for the next game? He doesn't, the coach says. The Bulldogs do it on their own.

"I know it's hard to do when you're not successful," Ray said. "But our guys have been very good in practice on a day to day basis. And we've tried to go out and follow a gameplan and get some things done on court." Which signals that effort hasn't been lacking as Mississippi State (13-14, 3-11 SEC) plays out the season. This despite the lack of success Ray acknowledges, and a nine-loss streak... Recommended Stories

Up Next