January 13, 2011

Bost named Bulldogs team captain

When Dee Bost made his return to the court this past weekend against Alabama he did so as Mississippi State's team captain.

The junior point guard has long since been considered one of the Bulldogs top leaders and motivators so the title was mostly a formality.

"It means a lot to me and I'm just trying to lead us in the right direction," Bost said. "Most of all we are just trying to win and change things around."

MSU is only one game over .500 at this point in a season littered with suspensions, fights and midyear transfers. Things didn't fair any better against the Crimson Tide in their SEC opener losing 75-57 on their home floor.

"We're still going to be looking for (the chemistry) but it should be better than what it was," Bost said. "Saturday was just embarrassing but it should be a lot better this week."

Bost started and played 33 minutes in his season debut but shot just 5-of-16 from the field and was only 3-of-9 at the free throw line. He still managed to lead the team with 14 points and five assists.



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