Will Mississippi State Make the NCAA Tournament?

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Mississippi State guard Josh Hubbard (13) brings the ball up court during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024, in Oxford, Miss. Mississippi won 86-82.
(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Chase Kiddy @chaseakiddy Feb 22, 2024, 12:56 PM

Mississippi State is currently projected to make the NCAA Tournament in 2024. 

If the Bulldogs do make it in, it’ll be Mississippi State’s first set of consecutive tournament appearances since 2004 and 2005. 

Here are some of the basic ratings for Mississippi State, as of Feb. 22: 

Mississippi State Tournament Resume

Mississippi State March Madness: Last Season

Mississippi State made the First Four in 2023, losing to Pittsburgh by a single point. It was the Bulldogs’ first tournament bid since 2019. 

Mississippi State NCAA Tournament History

SeasonNCAA Tournament HistorySeed
2022-23First Four2011
2021-22Did Not QualifyN/A
2020-21Did Not QualifyN/A
2019-20Tournament Cancelled N/A
2018-19First Round5
2017-18Did Not QualifyN/A
2016-17Did Not QualifyN/A
2015-16Did Not QualifyN/A
2014-15Did Not QualifyN/A
2013-14Did Not QualifyN/A
2012-13Did Not QualifyN/A
2011-12Did Not QualifyN/A
2010-11Did Not QualifyN/A
2009-10Did Not QualifyN/A
2008-09First Round13
2007-08Second Round8
2006-07Did Not QualifyN/A
2005-06Did Not QualifyN/A
2004-05Second Round9
2003-04Second Round2
2002-03First Round5
2001-02Second Round3
2000-01Did Not QualifyN/A
1999-00Did Not QualifyN/A
1998-99Did Not QualifyN/A
1997-98Did Not QualifyN/A
1996-97Did Not QualifyN/A
1995-96Final Four5
1994-95Sweet 165
1993-94Did Not QualifyN/A
1992-93Did Not QualifyN/A
1991-92Did Not QualifyN/A
1990-91First Round5
1989-90Did Not QualifyN/A
1988-89Did Not QualifyN/A
1987-88Did Not QualifyN/A
1986-87Did Not QualifyN/A
1985-86Did Not QualifyN/A
1984-85Did Not QualifyN/A

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Chase Kiddy

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Chase Kiddy is a writer for BetMGM and co-host of The Lion's Edge, an NFL and college football podcast available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else. He has also written for a number of print and online outlets, including the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Washington Post, Daily News-Record, and HERO Sports. His first novel, Cave Paintings, is in development.

Chase Kiddy is a writer for BetMGM and co-host of The Lion's Edge, an NFL and college football podcast available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else. He has also written for a number of print and online outlets, including the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Washington Post, Daily News-Record, and HERO Sports. His first novel, Cave Paintings, is in development.