Dores Head to Starkville

Vanderbilt and Mississippi State set for lone meeting of season

Vanderbilt (5-12, 0-4 SEC) at Mississippi State (12-5, 1-3 SEC)
Saturday, Jan. 20 • 2:30 p.m. CT

Humphrey Coliseum • Starkville, Miss. • SEC Network

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Game NotesProgram
  • Vanderbilt meets Mississippi State in Starkville on Saturday afternoon for the only regular-season meeting between the Commodores and Bulldogs this season. The game will air on SEC Network with Richard Cross and Pat Bradley on the call.
  • The Commodores own an 81-56 edge in the series but are just 24-36 in Starkville. Vandy captured last season’s meeting, 77-72, inside Memorial Gymnasium.
  • Freshman Malik Presley enjoyed a breakout performance against Auburn, scoring a season-high 11 points with four rebounds.
  • Ezra Manjon has scored in double figures in seven-straight games to bring his career total to 91 games of 10-or-more points. He’s 1-of-33 active players nationally with 90 such games.
  • Jason Rivera-Torres continued his run of strong offensive play, scoring 14 points to record his fourth-consecutive double figure night. He’s the only freshman in the SEC to score 10 points in each league game this season.
  • Tyrin Lawrence ranks sixth in the SEC in steals, averaging 2.0 per game this season.