• Mississippi’s passing offense gets stiff test vs Texas A&M

    Mississippi’s prolific passing offense hasn’t had any problems since backup quarterback Jordan Ta’amu took over for the injured Shea Patterson.

  • Arkansas tries to regroup against No. 17 Mississippi State

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Many around the Arkansas football program expected changes in leadership amid the Razorbacks’ dreadful season.

  • No. 7 Mississippi State women beats Georgia State 106-50

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Teaira McCowan and Victoria Vivians each scored 19 points and No. 7 Mississippi State shot nearly 66 percent from the floor in a 106-50 victory over Georgia State on Thursday night.

  • Teske lifts Michigan to 61-47 win over Southern Miss

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jon Teske entered the game with 11 points in his Michigan career — then nearly equaled that in one night.

  • In ‘Mudbound,’ Dee Rees crafts a Jim Crow epic of 2 families

    NEW YORK (AP) — The movies have tended to skip from slavery to the Civil Rights movement, but Dee Rees’ “Mudbound” plunges into the complex tragedies of the in-between era of Jim Crow. The film, which Netflix hopes will be its first feature-film Oscar contender, follows two neighboring families — one black, one white — on a hardscrabble farm in 1940s Mississippi.

  • Late TD lifts No. 1 Alabama over No. 18 Mississippi St 31-24

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Jalen Hurts hit DeVonta Smith for a 26-yard touchdown pass with 25 seconds remaining to lift No. 1 Alabama over No. 18 Mississippi State 31-24 on Saturday night.

  • Griggs, Smith lead Southern Miss over Rice 43-34

    HOUSTON (AP) — Kwadra Griggs completed 22 of 31 passes for 331 yards and three touchdowns and Ito Smith ran for 150 and two scores to propel Southern Mississippi to a 43-34 victory over Rice on Saturday.

  • Defending champ No. 4 South Carolina opens with 99-31 win

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley keeps the net she cut down after winning the national title hanging on her rear view mirror.

  • Mississippi State beats Alabama State 96-68

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Aric Holman was running the floor, scoring in the post and even occasionally knocking down a 3-pointer.

  • Jackson State routs Millsaps 84-46 in season opener

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jeremiah Jefferson scored 23 points and made five 3-pointers to help Jackson State beat Division III Millsaps 84-46 on Friday in a season opener.