by Matt Dunaway, Director/Communications
STARKVILLE – The Mississippi State men’s basketball program unveiled its 2022-23 SEC slate and its non-conference home schedule on Wednesday.
The SEC office and its television partners will reveal game times and television network assignments at a later date.
In two short months, Mississippi State will open its 2022-23 campaign and play its first game of the Chris Jans era versus Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (Nov. 7), a 2022 NCAA Tournament participant from the Southland Conference, at Humphrey Coliseum.
Fans can purchase season tickets through Mississippi State’s Athletic Ticket Office starting as low as $155 at www.HailState.com/tickets or by calling (662) 325-2600/(888) 463-2947 (GO DAWGS) for the program’s much-anticipated first season under Coach Jans.
We’re two months away from our season opener.
Get ready to 𝐏𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐇𝐮𝐦𝐩! pic.twitter.com/z9WmTS5Kcm
— Mississippi State Men’s Basketball (@HailStateMBK) September 7, 2022
As previously released, Mississippi State’s 18-game SEC schedule includes at least one matchup with all 13 league foes. The Bulldogs have home-and-home meetings with 2022 NCAA Tournament squads Alabama and Tennessee in addition to Missouri, Ole Miss and South Carolina.
Mississippi State will look to take advantage of its home court with four of its first seven league games inside the friendly confines of Humphrey Coliseum. The schedule balances out for the Bulldogs with four of their final seven SEC contests on the road.
Mississippi State embarks into SEC action with a home matchup against Alabama (Dec. 28). It marks the ninth time overall and the first time since 2016-17 that the Bulldogs will meet the Crimson Tide in their SEC opener.
January’s schedule has Saturday home dates with Ole Miss (Jan. 7) and Florida (Jan. 21) sandwiched between at midweek matchup with Tennessee (Jan. 17), the 2022 SEC Tournament champion.
The Bulldogs have January return trips to Tennessee (Jan. 3) and Alabama (Jan. 25) along with road tilts at Georgia (Jan. 11), defending SEC regular season champion Auburn (Jan. 14) and South Carolina (Jan….