No, really. He's telling the truth. "I want to practice," Craig Sword insists. "But they told me to…
2-0 SEC Start Puts Spring In State Steps
Goodness knows Mississippi State players have needed something to feel good about in this tumultuous first season with Ray. And while there is a lot of season, with no lack of greater challenges, still in store the smiles from his squad are a welcome sight. "As much as you want to say they don't pay attention to the media, they know they've been picked last," Ray said. "Or been picked to not win five games." Now here the Bulldogs are two wins into the SEC schedule and 7-7 overall. "It makes those guys feel good about themselves and what they're doing here. I hope satisfaction doesn't set in." It probably won't, and it certainly shouldn't. Beating South Carolina and Georgia is a fine start for any State team, last done in 2010 here; going 2-0 for this short-handed and oft-battered bunch is opening some eyes. But reality remains that teams are only as good as their last performance and the Bulldogs are about to get another and stiffer test, hosting Alabama (9-6, 1-1 SEC) Wednesday...
1,258 Fans online
- SEASON PREDICTIONS: It is go time
- Taurasi Getting Away With Her Antics Again
- EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Jefferson breaks down top 4
- "Surely we can get 6 or 7 wins"
- Looks like Auburn will be relevant sooner rather than later