Mississippi State is reeling having lost eight straight games as well as its most experienced player.
The Bulldogs are back down to six scholarship players again as they get set to take on Missouri tonight at 7 p.m.[details]
2008 (Junior): - Former All-SEC freshman finished second on team in scoring with a 12.4 clip.
- Scored in double digits 24 times.
- Second on team with 66 assists.
- Scored a season-high 22 points on Feb. 7 at home against Arkansas.
- Tied for second on team with 46 steals.
- Had 72 3-pointers to give him 202 for his career to put him at second all-time in the MSU record books behind Darryl Wilson (258).
- With 18 points against Auburn, he became MSU's 30th member of the 1,000-point club.
- Made 77 of last 91 free throws (.846).
- Had first double-double of the season at Alabama (2-21-09) and second of his career.
- Had career-high 12 rebounds against Florida.
- Led MSU with a 14.3 scoring in the four SEC Tournament games en route to earning All-Tournament honors.
- Totaled 14 points on 4-of-6 shooting against Washington in NCAA Tournament.
2007 (Sophomore): Ranked fourth in the SEC in minutes played per game (35.67) and hit at least one 3-pointer in 28 of 34 games last year and in 58 of 69 overall... Currently ranks just outside school's top 10 list for career three-point percentage (.367) and is 8th with 130 career made 3-pointers... Had season best 6 treys against Tennessee on 8 attempts... Committed only seven turnovers over his last seven games... Scored 16 points (all in 2nd half & most since Feb. 16 vs. Ark.) against Oregon in NCAA Tournament and drained four 3-pointers... Averaged 10.5 ppg (6-26 FGs for 23%), 7.0 rpg, 3.5 apg and 2.5 spg in SEC Tournament (10 pts on 3-6 treys, 6 rebs & 4 asts vs. Georgia, and 11 pts, 8 rebs, 5 stls & 3 asts vs. Alabama)... Had 10 points and five rebounds at Vanderbilt... Had 10 points and eight rebounds at Florida... Totalled 11 points (3-5 treys), five rebounds and five assists in home win over Auburn... Had 11 points with a team-high eight rebounds and three assists at Ole Miss... Hit 14-of-25 treys (56%) in four-game span to begin February, but has since slumped a bit at 29% from beyond the arc (17-58 treys) over his last nine games... Had 19 points (3-5 treys) and five rebounds (4 off.) in home win over Arkansas... Had 13 points (3-8 treys) and nine rebounds in home win over Alabama... Scored a game-high 21 points with a career-high six made treys in eight attempts, including three straight 3-pointers within a minute and 4-of-5 treys in the second half, vs. Tennessee... Was trey-less in four of his five previous outings (5-of-30 treys for 17% over prior 7 gms) before the Feb. 2 Tennessee game...Tallied 16 points (3-5 treys) at Alabama... Scored a career-high 24 points as well as handing out a career-most seven assists against Missouri on Dec. 30 to earn SEC Player of the Week honors... Tallied 19 points (6-8 FGs) at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi... Began the year with his first double-double with 13 points and a career-high 11 boards vs. Louisiana Tech.
2006 (Freshman): Selected to the Coaches SEC All-Freshman Team after averaging 9.8 points (4th on the team), 3.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists per outing as a State rookie... Named to the College Basketball News All-Freshman Ninth Team... Ranked as the SEC's third-leading freshman scorer behind Patrick Beverley of Arkansas and Tennessee's Ramar Smith... Broke Reginald Delk's freshman season school standards for 3-pointers made (68) and attempted (174) to also stand seventh and 10th, respectively, on MSU's all-time single-season charts... Ranked 15th nationally among freshmen (min. 120 att.) in three-point field-goal percentage (39.1%)... Rated 15th in the SEC in made 3-pointers per contest (1.94/gm) for all games... Claimed back-to-back SEC Freshman of the Week honors in January... Recorded 17 double-figure scoring efforts on the year, including season-best, 22-point outings in home win over Auburn (4-6 treys & 10-10 FTs) and at Miami, Fla. (5-11 treys & 5-7 FTs)... Scored 14 and 13 points against Nicholls and Loyola Marymount, respectively, in his first two collegiate outings... Made at least one 3-pointer in all but five games and hit at least two treys in 21 of 35 outings for the season... 68 of his 96 total field goals (71%) on the year came from behind the three-point arc... Shot 77 percent from the free-throw line for the season, ranking fifth in the SEC (80%) for conference games only... Put together a string of 25 consecutive free throws made during the month of January... Also stood fourth on the club with 32 steals for the year, including a season-most five swipes in NIT home win over Florida State in the NIT Semifinals.
Personal: Barry T. Stewart was born February 4, 1988, in Shelbyville, Tenn... Seeking his degree in information technology services... The son of Faye and Frank Buckingham.