BLOG: Hello from sunny Oxford, Miss., where the Ole Miss Rebels (14-4 overall) are set to host the Alabama Crimson Tide (11-6) at Oxford-University Stadium to open Southeastern Conference play. (more…) (March 18, 2011)
A dream to play baseball in the Southeastern Conference has already been realized for former Oxford High standout Charley Sullivan. Now, the former Charger will get his chance to build on that dream by playing against the team he grew up watching, the Ole Miss Rebels, this weekend at Oxford-University Stadium as a relief pitcher for the Alabama Crimson Tide. (more…) (March 18, 2011, Page 7A)
Wednesday night’s call from Ole Miss recruiting coordinator Carl Lafferty couldn’t have gone much better for Chase Nyman.
The standout middle infielder from Pascagoula went into last night’s conversation expecting to have the typical chat where he’s asked to take a visit to Oxford and see what the Rebels have to offer. (more…) (March 17, 2011, Page 7)
Jorge Gutierrez scored 25 points and made two free throws with 14.8 seconds left to help California hold off Ole Miss 77-74 in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament on Wednesday night. (more…) (March 17, 2011, Page 6)
Led by senior pitcher Matt Tracy, the Rebels topped Jackson State 8-0 and in doing so, have allowed just one run over their last 36 innings. (March 16, 2011, Page 6)
When the Rebels (20-13 overall) tipoff against California (17-14) tonight at 8, it will be the first meeting between the two schools and the first meeting for the Rebels against a team from the Pac-10 since their last NCAA Tournament appearance in 2002. (more…) (March 16, 2011, Page 6)
Two points is all that separates Ole Miss senior Chris Warren from 2,000 in his illustrious playing career as a Rebel. The 5-foot-10 Warren, who was just named to the Associated Press’ All-Southeastern Conference first team Monday, should pass that elite scoring milestone Wednesday night when the Rebels take on California in the first round of the Men’s National Invitation Tournament.
Warren, who is averaging 19 points per game this season, just missed scoring 2,000 points in the Rebels’ loss to Kentucky in the SEC Tournament last Friday when he finished with 20 points. There are just 24 players who have ever scored more than 2,000 points in the SEC and only three others who have more than 2,000 points and 400 assists like Warren will be with one made field, or two free throws, against Cal.
The records are not lost on Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy, who said Monday as his team prepared to leave for Cal, that Warren will be remembered for his consistency more than anything else. (March 15, 2011, Page 8)
COLUMN: Sunday night’s announcement that the Ole Miss Rebels were indeed headed back to the National Invitation Tournament for the fourth time in the last five seasons didn’t catch me off guard. It didn’t catch anybody off guard who really follows the Rebels and knows anything about basketball. (more…) (March 15, 2011, Page 8)
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