• Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly (10) lunges forward with the ball for a 27-yard touchdown run in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    No. 19 Mississippi beats No. 23 Miss. St 38-27 in Egg Bowl

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly was a little bewildered earlier in the week by Mississippi State’s trademark noisemaker, saying he was essentially a city kid who had never even been around a cowbell before.

  • Alcorn State tops Jackson State 14-10

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Arron Baker’s 1-yard touchdown run near the end of the third quarter proved to be the game winner and Alcorn State beat Jackson State 14-10.

  • Moody leads Mississippi to 67-54 win over Bradley

    PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Stefan Moody scored 21 points and Sebastian Saiz added 18 points and nine rebounds to lead Mississippi to a 67-54 win over Bradley on Saturday.

  • Ware leads Mississippi St over UT Martin 76-51

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Gavin Ware scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Mississippi State over UT Martin 76-51 on Saturday.

  • In this Nov. 23, 2015 photo, Republican presidential candidate, Dr. Ben Carson holds a news conference after a rally in Pahrump, Nev.  For many African Americans _ the vast majority of them Democrats _ there are two Carsons: one a genius doctor, and an inspirational speaker and writer who talks of limitless horizons, and the other a presidential candidate whose conservative politics have rocketed him to the top of the Republican primary polls.    (AP Photo/John Locher)

    As many African-American see it, there are 2 Ben Carsons

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Ayauna King-Baker loved Ben Carson’s “Gifted Hands” memoir so much that she made her daughter Shaliya read it. So when Carson showed up in town to sign copies of his new book, King-Baker dragged the giggly 13-year-old along to the bookstore so they could both meet him.

  • Jackson State overwhelms Savannah State 69-42

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Paris Collins scored 19 points with 7-for-14 shooting to lead Jackson State to a 69-42 win over Savannah State on Friday night.

  • Mississippi State forward Victoria Vivians (35) takes a shot at the basket in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Norfolk State in Starkville, Miss., Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    No. 8 Mississippi St cruises past Norfolk State, 92-34

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Nearly flawless post play led No. 8 Mississippi State to an easy 92-34 victory over Norfolk State on Friday night.

  • Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly (10) passes against LSU in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    No. 19 Ole Miss, No. 23 Mississippi State set for Egg Bowl

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — This year’s Egg Bowl is a much-anticipated matchup between ranked teams with impressive offenses featuring solid quarterback play and talented receivers.

  • Mississippi's Anthony Perez (13) drives against Georgia State's Jeremy Hollowell (1) during an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)  NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Moody, Gielo lead Mississippi over Georgia State 68-59

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Stefan Moody scored 21 points to lead Mississippi to a 68-59 victory over Georgia State on Wednesday night.

  • Mississippi State center Teaira McCowan (15) rebounds against Mississippi Valley State's Feleshia Walters (40) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Starkville, Miss., Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

    No. 8 Mississippi State beats Mississippi Valley 109-37

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Kayla Nevitt, Teaira McCowan and LaKaris Salter were the team’s three leading scorers during No. 8 Mississippi State’s dominant 109-37 victory over Mississippi Valley on Tuesday night.