December 10, 1962
Not long after Mississippi State University hired James (Babe) McCarthy to coach its basketball team, students started bringing cowbells to the field house. As State victories became more and more frequent, the din...
January 24, 1972 | Peter Carry
And what Memphis has now got is more stockholders than All-Stars
February 23, 1959 | Dudley Doust
All because of ex-salesman Babe McCarthy and lanky Bailey Howell, Mississippi State may win its first conference title—and also nullify an unwritten law
March 10, 2003 | Alexander Wolff
Forty years ago a courageous college president defied a court order barring Mississippi State from integrated competition and sent his team to face black players in the NCAA tournament
February 21, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Bobby Knight, Indiana basketball coach, on refusing to shake hands with controversial Bill Musselman of Minnesota after Indiana's 61-42 win last week: "My feeling dates from our earlier game this season with...