Men’s Hoops Reveals Non-Conference Home Tip Times

Published 3:00 pm Wednesday, October 5, 2022

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State men’s basketball has announced its game times and television network assignments for its non-conference games at Humphrey Coliseum on Wednesday.

In slightly over a month, 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 – 6:30 PM – SEC Network+), 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 or by calling (662) 325-2600/(888) 463-2947 (GO DAWGS) for the program’s much-anticipated first season under Coach Jans.

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Mississippi State is set to host Madness at McCarthy on Friday at 8 PM CT. Admission is free, and doors will open 60 minutes prior to the event. The first 500 fans in attendance also will receive a free ‘Madness At McCarthy’ T-Shirt. As at previous Maroon Madness events, the clear bag policy will be in effect.

With a pair of new coaches and highly talented rosters, Madness At McCarthy will give Bulldog fans their first in-person look at both the men’s and women’s basketball teams. Madness At McCarthy also will feature a variety of skill competitions and giveaways throughout the night.

Following the 2022-23 season opener with Texas A&M Corpus Christi, the Bulldogs also play host to Arkansas Pine Bluff (Nov. 13 – 2 PM – SEC Network+), South Dakota (Nov. 17 – 8 PM – SEC Network), Omaha (Nov. 28 – 6:30 PM – SEC Network+), Mississippi Valley State (Dec. 3 – 1 PM – SEC Network+) and Nicholls (Dec. 17 – 2 PM – SEC Network) at Humphrey Coliseum.

All games picked up by SEC Network+ are streamed online only courtesy of the ESPN app and at

Once again, the Maroon and White is scheduled to play a non-conference game at Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson. The Bulldogs have traveled to the capital city during eight of the last nine seasons. Furter details for State’s mid-December non-conference matchup in Jackson will be announced at a later date.

Mississippi State’s non-conference slate is already highlighted by a Saturday SEC/Big 12 matchup with TCU (Jan. 28 – 3 PM – ESPN2), a consensus top 25 preseason pick. The Bulldogs also have a return trip to Big Ten country to meet Minnesota (Dec. 11 – 7:30 PM – Big Ten Network) to complete a home-and-home series.

Mississippi State will take on Marquette (Nov. 21 – 7:30 PM CT – FS1) from the BIG EAST Conference, a program who has appeared in three of the last five NCAA Tournaments, to open the 2022 Fort Myers Tipoff. The Bulldogs also have a guaranteed matchup with either Georgia Tech or Utah (Nov. 23 – 5 PM/7:30 PM CT – FS1) in Fort Myers.

Mississippi State has a neutral site matchup with Drake (Dec. 20 – 4 PM) who has averaged 23.8 wins per season going back to 2019-20 at Battle in the Vault hosted by Nebraska’s Pinnacle Bank Arena.

The Bulldogs will square off with Akron (Nov. 11 – 6 PM CT – www.Barstool.TV/live) during the season’s first week at the Wells Fargo Center, home of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers. The Zips has amassed a top four MAC finish in three consecutive seasons under sixth-year coach John Grace.

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