Proving people wrong is something Ole Miss running back Dexter McCluster has had to do his entire college career. Because of his size at 5-foot-8, 172-pounds, many thought McCluster wouldn’t be able to take the game-to-game pounding in the rugged Southeastern Conference. (March 24, 2010, Page 7A)
Ole Miss’ Pro Day held at the Indoor Practice Facility on Tuesday gave former Rebel players a chance to impress NFL scouts in different ways. Of the 21 current and two former Rebels, everyone had something to prove in front of scouts from 28 NFL teams. (March 24, 2010, Page 7A)
Start spreading the news, New York – the Ole Miss Rebels are headed your way. In what will go down as one of the most memorable games at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum, the No. 2 seed Rebels punched their ticket to the “Big Apple” Tuesday with a thrilling 90-87 double overtime win over Texas Tech in the Men’s National Invitation Tournament quarterfinals. (March 24, 2010, Page 6A)
A chance to advance to New York for the National Invitation Tournament Final Four is the prize that awaits the winner of tonight’s quarterfinal game between the Ole Miss Rebels and Texas Tech. The No. 2 seed Rebels will meet the No. 5 seed Red Raiders tonight at 6 at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum in a game that will be shown live on ESPN. (March 23, 2010, Page 6)
One of the most complete games of the season couldn’t have come at a better time for the Ole Miss Rebels Friday evening. Facing the Memphis Tigers in the second round of the Men’s National Invitation Tournament, the No. 2 seeded Rebels played well in all phases in what was arguably their most complete game of the year at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (March 22, 2010, Page 8)
No. 2 seed Ole Miss will meet No. 5 Texas Tech Tuesday evening at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum for the right to advance to the Men’s National Invitation Tournament Final Four. (March 22, 2010, Page 9)
It didn’t end like they would have liked it to, but this weekend the Ole Miss softball team earned its first series win over Mississippi State since 2007. Although the Lady Rebels lost Sunday’s game 11-5, they took both games of Saturday’s doubleheader, 6-4 and 9-2. (March 22, 2010, Page 9)
Five players scored in double figures to help lead the Ole Miss Rebels to a 90-81 win over the Memphis Tigers in a National Invitation Tournament game Friday evening at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. The win advanced the No. 2 seed Rebels to the third round of the NIT on Tuesday against the winner of Saturday’s game between Texas Tech and Jacksonville. The winner of that third-round game will advance to New York for the NIT Final Four.
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The No. 20 Ole Miss baseball team has come a long way in terms of finding itself during its nonconference schedule. For starters, roles on the field have begun to be defined with freshmen Alex Yarbrough and Tanner Mathis solidifying positions at second base and left field respectively heading into this weekend’s three-game series at No. 26 Kentucky (14-3 overall).
In addition to David Goforth and Aaron Barrett locking down the closer and Saturday starter roles, one player who has flown under the radar is senior outfielder Taylor Hashman. (March 19, 2010, Page 7A)
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