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NCAA.com | January 5, 2015

Mississippi State named Team of the Week

Long a conference with many contenders for the title, the Southeastern Conference has one more team in title contention this season in the Mississippi State Bulldogs.

Mississippi State’s latest win against Missouri on Sunday (53-47) pushed the Bulldogs to 17-0 overall on the season, improving to 2-0 in SEC play for the first time since the 2009-10 season. Featuring one of the of the nation’s top defenses, Mississippi State has held nine opponents to 50 or fewer points this season, with head coach Vic Schaefer’s Bulldogs allowing only 51.5 points per game.

The win against Missouri followed a 64-56 victory against Georgia on Jan. 2 and an 83-26 non-conference victory against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. The Bulldogs’ balanced attack is led by 5-foot-5 senior guard Jerica James, who averages 11.0 points per game.

Next up for Mississippi State is a Jan. 8 home game against Arkansas.

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