Scout Premium Content

Tired Dogs Still Eager To Go Dancing In NCAAs

Barry Stewart

Barry Stewart said the Bulldogs would do their celebrating Sunday night. But even as he made the comment his tired legs seemed to sag a bit, as did most teammates after making their way through a cheering crowd into Humphrey Coliseum, to their lockers…and out the back door to head home for some rest. "We've got to turn around fast," said Stewart.

Very fast indeed. Roughly 48 hours after their remarkable four-win run to the 2009 SEC Tournament Championship in Tampa, the Bulldogs will be getting on another airliner and heading in the other direction, to another port city. The reward for winning the conference tourney is the SEC's automatic berth in the NCAA Championships, and Mississippi State has drawn assignment to the Portland, Ore., sub... Recommended Stories