Varnado, Sidney have Bulldog fans talking hoops in April

STARKVILLE — Monday was another warm late April day, with a breeze and sunshine and everything associated with a Southern spring.

Typical weather to discuss college basketball, right?
It was at Mississippi State, where a pair of weekend developments gave fans much to think about in terms of the future of the Bulldog basketball program:
Shot-blocking 6-foot-9 center Jarvis Varnado entered his name in the NBA Draft but did not hire an agent, thus preserving his ability to withdraw from the draft and come back for a senior season.