The fan-based online publication compiles a preseason all-conference team for each NCAA Division I league and during the season announces weekly player awards and national rankings.
All three Bulldog players on this year's Madness All-Conference Team have already received all-America team honors announced earlier by various national publications.
Mississippi State launched formal preseason team practice Friday at Dudy Noble Field in advance of the Bulldogs' Feb. 15-17 season-opening series with Portland. MSU will usher in the new season with its annual "First Pitch/Fan Day" baseball celebration Saturday, February 9 at the Palmeiro Center. Tickets for the event, set to begin at 11 a.m. with a hamburger/hotdog lunch, are on sale for $12 through the MSU Athletic Ticket Office (www.HailState.com/tickets / 662-325-2600).