KANSAS CITY, Mo. — All week long the focus heading into today’s second round NCAA Tournament matchup between the Ole Miss Rebels and the Wisconsin Badgers has revolved around style of play. The 23-11 Badgers, who are seeded fifth in the West Region, have been labeled as defensive and boring. (more…) (March 22, 2013, Page 6A)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ole Miss got some great news on the injury front Thursday when sophomore point guard Jarvis Summers said he was cleared medically and is able to play again. Summers suffered a mild concussion in last week’s Southeastern Conference Tournament. He went down early in the second half of the Rebels’ matchup with Missouri and didn’t play the final two games. (more…) (March 22, 2013, Page 6A)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As Ole Miss gets set to play the Wisconsin Badgers in the second round of the NCAA Tournament today, three of the biggest reasons the Rebels have a chance to advance reside in the play of their seniors. (more…) (March 22, 2013, Page 6A)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Wisconsin senior center Jared Berggren has no problem with the way Ole Miss guard Marshall Henderson plays the game. (more…) (March 21, 2013)
VIDEO BLOG — Hello from the Sprint Center here in Kansas City, Mo. The Ole Miss Rebels are just finishing up their open practice session after fielding questions from the media, both locally and nationally. (more…) (March 21, 2013)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In less than 24 hours, the Ole Miss Rebels will play in their first NCAA Tournament game since 2002. How Ole Miss got to the Sprint Center to as the No. 12 seed to play No. 5 Wisconsin in the Kansas City Regional has been well documented. The Rebels won three straight games in last week’s Southeastern Conference Tournament, their first title since 1981, and now look to improve a late-season run by knocking off the Badgers and whoever else may await in the third round on Sunday. (more…) (March 21, 2013, Page 7)
Tuesday afternoon — before Ole Miss resumed practice for Wisconsin in the second round of the NCAA Tournament — was a time to reflect on the recent Southeastern Conference Tournament title won by the Rebels. It was also a time for seniors Murphy Holloway and Nick Williams to ponder the future by talking about what the team could accomplish later this week in the school’s first tournament since 2002.
A fantastic effort at boys singles and strong showing at No. 2 girls doubles wasn’t enough to lift the Lafayette Commodores to a win over Pontotoc Tuesday on the courts behind Oxford-University Stadium. Pontotoc defeated Lafayette 5-2 to make the Commodores 4-2 on the year overall.
VIDEO BLOG — Ole Miss men’s basketball seniors Murphy Holloway and Nick Williams and head coach Andy Kennedy met with the local media Tuesday to discuss the upcoming NCAA Tournament game with Wisconsin. (more…) (March 19, 2013)
Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy said the No. 12 seed Rebels and the fifth-seeded Badgers, led by Big Ten Coach of the Year Bo Ryan, are as different as night is to day.