Mississippi State announces non-conference game as part of the Battle at the Vault
Mississippi State men’s basketball announced another non-conference basketball game on Monday, and the Bulldogs will meet Drake in an event called “The Battle at the Vault.”
The game will be on Tuesday, Dec. 20 at Pinnacle Bank Arena and it will be hosted by the University of Nebraska. Tip time and television network details will be revealed later, but the three-game event also features host Nebraska against Queens and Concordia taking on Oklahoma Wesleyan. Drake is a solid program, and in recent years, has made 4 consecutive 20-plus win seasons under fifth-year coach Darian DeVries.
State is set to play several non-conference games, and here’s the known schedule: There’s the SEC/Big 12 Challenge matchup with TCU, a consensus top 25 preseason pick, on Saturday, January 28 at Humphrey Coliseum. The Bulldogs also will play at Minnesota in December. And the Bulldogs will be involved with Georgia Tech, Marquette and Utah at the 2022 Fort Myers Tipoff from November 21-23.
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