WTVA Saturday night sportscast

Jan. 20, 2018

Posted: Sat Jan 20 21:38:39 PST 2018
Updated: Sat Jan 20 21:38:39 PST 2018

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they've been young since ben howland arrived in starkville nearly 3 years ago.... a win tonight at alabama would season the bulldogs as they get ready for the home stretch of the season... the crimson tide have won the last three in this series and 12 of the last 15.... alabama without leading scorer collin sexton for the 2nd straight game... xavian stapleton didn't travel with the bulldogs... he was suspended for tonight's contest...... starkville's tyson carter gets msu on the board with this 3 pointer from the wing.... the crimson tide would then go on an 11-0 run capped off by this galin smith dunk.... quinndary weatherspoon breaks the long msu scoring drought with this nice spin move at the rim.... alabama dominates the rest of the first half and led 41-22 at the break..... you gotta give msu a lot of credit... the stormed back in the 2nd half and tied the game a few times... but, alabama holds on for the 68-62 win.... the crimson tide visit ole miss on tuesday... msu goes to kentucky! the reality of sports is that you don't get much time to celebrate a victory... conversely, you don't get much time to agonize after a defeat... the ole miss men dropped a heart-breaker at texas a m tuesday night.... defeat was snatched from the jaws of victory when the iron was oh so unkind to breein tyree.... the rebels looked to bounce back this afternoon at arkansas... andy kennedy has a 5-4 record in fayetteville.... close game early.... terence davis gives ole miss a 2 point lead with this 3 point basket.... td rattles it home.... davishad a monster game for ole miss, scoring a game high 30 points... but the hogs would seize control of this game in the first half.... c.j. jones' 3 extends arkansas lead to 14.... with just under 2 to play in the first half, arkansas would take a 16 point lead after c.j. jones knocks down another 3.... nolan richardson likes what he sees from his protege mike anderson.... ole miss would claw back into it late in the first half.... de-andre burnett drives in for 2.... rebels trailed 50-38 at the break.... ole miss plays much better in the 2nd half.... breein tyree goes coast-to- coast.... tyree's old fashioned 3 point play cuts the deficit to 6 with 14:28 to play.... but, arkansas had an answer for every rebel run... hogs win 97-93.... ole miss falls to 10-9... the rebels host alabama on tuesday.... the northeast women visited east mississippitoday.... emcc's kaisah lucky drives to the basket for 2.....all skill there....21 points for lucky today.... lady tigers with some good ball movement.... tyra tucker knocks down a top of the key 3.... tyeisha juhan, the reigning njcaa player of the week, goes coast to coast for 2... juhan led the lady lions with 31 points... emcc wins 84-68.... aundrea adams led northeast with 19 points... the lady tigers host icc on monday... on to the men's game....... same two teams...... ill'yan scott kicks the ball out to keith harris... harris gets the lions on the board with a 3 point basket.... off an inbounds play.....the bank stays open late on a saturday for denzel mcduffy... bryce smith gets into the action with this basket..... three points for the lefty.... northeast wins 71-61... the tigers host icc monday night..... icc visited mississippi delta... busy few days for the indians... hosted coahoma friday... at delta today... at northest monday.... hilites from the women's game.... kermisha oliver banks one home for 2.... tupelo's jaleigh polk hits a pull up jumper.... watch this sweet stroke from shaniyah buford.... buford swishes the corner 3... a game high 26 for buford... icc wins 76-75 in overtime... the indians visit northeast on monday.... the icc and delta men followed them... the indians getting hyped before tip-off.... for the 2nd straight game, tupelo's tre jenkins led icc in points.... tre knocks down a tre for 3 of his 19 points.... a little showtime from icc.... brian halumsthrows down a monster jam.... you want more? eric brown stuffs one home! this one would go to overtime.... delta outlasts icc 74-65... earlier this month, alabama won it's 5 national championship in 9 seasons.... today, the 2017 crimson tide were celebrated with an on campus parade... fans got to honor the champs one last time before nick sabanflips the page to 2018..... nick saban: 'i know i'll never forget the feeling that i had when tua takes a sack, and one minute later the feeling that i had when we threw the touchdown pass.....and to the players that are coming back, get ready for the challenges for the future, and let everybody know that we're not finished yet.' the tennessee titans have announced the hiring of mike vrabel as head football coach... the 42 year old vrabel played 14 seasons in the nfl and was the houston texans defensive coordinator in