Mississippi State Women's Basketball 2021 Postseason Capsule


Mississippi State Bulldogs

SEC (10-9, 5-7)

Big Wins: 12/14 Troy (103-76), 12/31 at Georgia (69-62), 2/25 at LSU (68-59)
Bad Losses: 12/5 at South Florida (63-67), 2/28 Missouri (57-77), 3/4 vs LSU (62-71)
Coach: Nikki McCray-Penson
Probable Starters:
Myah Taylor, Junior, Guard, 9.9 ppg, 4.1 apg
Madison Hayes, Freshman, Guard, 4.7 ppg, 1.0 apg, 4.7 rpg
Aliyah Matharu, Sophomore, Guard, 10.2 ppg, 1.9 apg
Rickea Jackson, Sophomore, Forward, 14.9 ppg, 4.4 rpg
Jessika Carter, Junior, Center, 14.3 ppg, 8.7 rpg, 1.4 bpg
Key Role Players:
Sidney Cooks, Junior, Center, 6.1 ppg, 3.3 rpg
JaMya Mingo-Young, Sophomore, Guard, 5.6 ppg, 3.0 apg
Xaria Wiggins, Junior, Guard, 2.5 ppg
By the Numbers:
Scoring Offense: 72.4 (69th in nation, 11th in conference)
Scoring Defense: 67.6 (210, 8)
Field-Goal Percentage: 44.3 (48, 6)
Field-Goal Defense: 38.7 (110, 6)
Three-Point Field Goals Per Game: 6.4 (128, 7)
Three-Point Field-Goal Percentage: 33.9 (70, 6)
Free-Throw Percentage: 62.0 (315, 14)
Rebound Margin: 0.7 (146, 9)
Assists Per Game: 14.8 (74, 5)
Turnovers Per Game: 14.4 (86, 6)
Recent Postseason Appearances:
2019NCAAFirst Round win over Southern
2019NCAASecond Round win over Clemson
2019NCAAThird Round win over Arizona State
2019NCAAQuarterfinal loss to Oregon
2018NCAARound of 64 win over Nicholls State
2018NCAARound of 32 win over Oklahoma State
2018NCAARegional Semifinal win over North Carolina State
2018NCAARegional Final win over UCLA
2018NCAANational Semifinal win over Louisville
2018NCAANational Final loss to Notre Dame
2017NCAARound of 64 win over Troy
2017NCAARound of 32 win over DePaul
2017NCAARegional Semifinal win over Washington
2017NCAARegional Final win over Baylor
2017NCAANational Semifinal win over Connecticut
2017NCAANational Final loss to South Carolina
2016NCAARound of 64 win over Chattanooga
2016NCAARound of 32 win over Michigan State
2016NCAARegional Semifinal loss to Connecticut
2015NCAARound of 64 win over Tulane
2015NCAARound of 32 loss to Duke
2014NITFirst Round win over Tulane
2014NITSecond Round win over Southern Miss
2014NITThird Round win over Auburn
2014NITQuarterfinal loss to South Florida
2010NCAARound of 64 win over Middle Tennessee State
2010NCAARound of 32 win over Ohio State
2010NCAARegional Semifinal loss to Florida State
2009NCAARound of 64 win over Texas
2009NCAARound of 32 loss to Ohio State
2008NITSecond Round loss to Southern Mississippi
2007NITSecond Round win over Tulane
2007NITThird Round loss to Western Kentucky
2005NITFirst Round loss to Arkansas State
*all team stats through 3/4