The Vanderbilt Commodores are aching and hurting. They also are learning how to quit letting games get away from them at the end.
John Jenkins led five Commodores in double figures with 20 points, and Vanderbilt beat Ole Miss 84-74 Wednesday night to send the Rebels to their worst start in Southeastern Conference play since 2000. (more…) (January 20, 2011, Page 7)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — With National Signing Day now just two weeks away, football recruiting is hitting its peak. Ole Miss is expected to host over 25 players on official visits this weekend, including the coaching staff’s top targets at defensive back, defensive tackle, linebacker and running back. (more…) (January 19, 2011)
Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt continued to adjust his coaching staff today with the hiring of a familiar face and name from Rebel football history.
Gunter Brewer, the son of former head coach Billy Brewer, was officially announced as the new wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator. Brewer, who comes to Oxford after spending six seasons at Oklahoma State, is the second hire in the past month on the offensive side of the ball. David Lee was hired to coordinate the offense for the upcoming season. (January 19, 2011, Page 6)
Vanderbilt’s Memorial Coliseum is not an ideal arena for a visiting team to have to earn its first league win of the season, but that is the goal of the Ole Miss Rebels, who are in dire need of something positive.
Tipoff in Nashville, Tenn., is set for 8 tonight and the game can be seen locally on CSS (Metrocast Channel 68) with Dave Baker handling the play-by-play and Barry Booker adding the color analysis. Tonight’s game can also be heard locally on 93.7 and 105.5 FM with David Kellum handling the play-by-play. (January 19, 2011, Page 6)
The gang is getting back together. The official roster for Ole Miss’ alumni game, set to take place on Feb. 5 at Oxford-University Stadium, is starting to take form. (more…) (January 18, 2011)
Tupelo high school standout P.J. Jones is considering inking with the Ole Miss Rebels come signing day.
Ole Miss’ inability to put its loss to Mississippi State behind them cost them dearly against another set of Bulldogs Saturday afternoon at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. No. 24 Georgia jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first two minutes of the game and continued to slice and dice up the Ole Miss defense the rest of the way en route to a one-sided 98-76 win.
The Bulldogs (13-3 overall, 2-1 in the Southeastern Conference) shot a blistering 63.5 percent (33-for-52) from the floor, the best percentage shot by any SEC team against any opponent this year, while all five starters scored at least 12 points in the effort. (January 17, 2011, Page 6)
It’s tough to think that the basketball season for the Ole Miss Rebels is over just three games into the Southeastern Conference slate, but that’s what an 0-3 start can do to even the most positive perspectives. (more…) (January 17, 2011, Page 6)
The No. 18 Ole Miss women’s tennis team concluded a successful opening weekend to the 2011 season Sunday by winning five of six singles matches against Missouri at the Memphis Winter Invitational. For the weekend, the Rebels went 24-3 in singles and doubles at the Racquet Club of Memphis. (more…) (January 17, 2011, Page 7)
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