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Miss. State's Varnado Hospitalized Monday

Mississippi State Basketball Center Jarvis Varnado is in the Hospital undergoing tests after becoming ill during a morning workout.

Varnado felt nauseous and was first taken to a Doctor in Starkville before being moved to Tupelo for observation.

Though Doctors say the illness in not serious, a team spokesman says they're taking every precaution with the former Brownsville Haywood County High Star.

State's Gregg Ellis says Doctors believe Varnado's illness is due to a combination of exhaustion and a bad diet.

The S.E.C. Tournament MVP is one of the top returning players in the paint..

Varnado is the Nations' Leading Shotblocker each of the last 2 seasons.

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