How to Watch Mississippi State Basketball vs Auburn in the SEC Semifinals

Mississippi State basketball is back in the SEC Tournament semifinals for the first time since 2010. Here's how to watch their matchup with Auburn.

Mar 15, 2024; Nashville, TN, USA; Mississippi State Bulldogs forward D.J. Jeffries (0) celebrates
Mar 15, 2024; Nashville, TN, USA; Mississippi State Bulldogs forward D.J. Jeffries (0) celebrates / Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports
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Mississippi State basketball takes on the Auburn Tigers in the semifinals of the 2024 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament on Saturday. The 9-seed Bulldogs (21-12) advanced to the semis with an emphatic win over SEC champion Tennessee on Friday. 4-seed Auburn (25-7) destroyed 5-seed South Carolina in the quarterfinals to move on.

This is Mississippi State basketball's first trip to the SEC semifinals since 2010, which was also the last season the Bulldogs reached the SEC Championship Game. Having played their way safely into the NCAA Tournament, State now sets its sights on winning the SEC Tournament for the first time since 2009.

The Bulldogs and Tigers split the regular season series, and it's sure to be a competitive battle in Nashville. Here's how to watch Mississippi State in the SEC semifinals...

How to watch Mississippi State basketball vs Auburn in the SEC semifinals

Mississippi State basketball faces the Auburn Tigers in the 2024 SEC Tournament semifinals on Saturday. The game is set to tip-off at 12:00 pm CT on ESPN. The action will also be available to be streamed via the ESPN app.

Mississippi State basketball looking to return to first SEC Championship Game in 14 years

With a win over Auburn, Mississippi State basketball would play in the SEC Championship Game for the first time since 2010. The Bulldogs played in consecutive SEC Championship Games under Rick Stansbury in 2009 and 2010. The 2009 team won the championship over Tennessee to steal a bid to the NCAA Tournament. In 2010, State fell in overtime to Kentucky in the final and, controversially, missed out on the Big Dance.

This season, MSU's tournament hopes won't be on the line. They'll be in the tournament even with a loss in the semifinals. But the Bulldogs want to keep their positive momentum going into the rest of the postseason. And of course they'd love to have the chance to play for the SEC championship on Sunday. We'll see if they can stay hot against Auburn.