A run toward winning the overall title in the National Invitational Tournament begins tonight for the Ole Miss Rebels when they host the Troy Trojans at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. and the game can be heard locally on 93.7 FM. (March 17, 2010, Page 6A)
Just under one year ago, the Ole Miss baseball team routed Arkansas-Pine Bluff 22-2. On Tuesday, the Golden Lions didn’t fare much better, falling to No. 20 Ole Miss 17-1 at Oxford-University Stadium.
The Rebels mounted a five-run first inning on three hits and one error and cruised the rest of the way.
“It’s hard to say that we could have played much better tonight,” Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco said. “We swung, we played defense, we pitched well, so it was a good, solid game.”
Right fielder Taylor Hashman led the offensive charge, tallying an Ole Miss record six runs scored. (March 16, 2010, Page 6A)
No. 21 Ole Miss will return to action tonight at home against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Rory McKean will make his second start on the mound for the Rebels, who will then travel to play No. 26 Kentucky to open Southeastern Conference play. (March 16, 2010, Page 6A)
The Ole Miss women’s basketball team accepted a bid to play in the WNIT and will travel to Birmingham, Ala., to take on Samford Thursday. (March 16, 2010, Page 7A)
Putting the sting of not making the NCAA Tournament in the the past is the biggest challenge facing Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy heading into Wednesday’s National Invitation Tournament game against Troy. (March 16, 2010, Page 7A)
The Ole Miss baseball team fought back from an early seven-run deficit, but in the end it wasn’t enough as the No. 8 Louisville Cardinals held on to win 10-8 on Sunday and win the series at Oxford-University Stadium. (March 15, 2010, Page 8)
The disappointment of not making the NCAA Tournament will have to end quickly as the Rebels earned a spot in the 2010 National Invitation Tournament Sunday night. The Rebels (21-10 overall) are a NO. 2 seed in the field of 32 and will host Troy (20-12) on Wednesday at 7 p.m. (March 15, 2010, Page 10)
A four-game winning streak at the end of the Southeastern Conference regular season, a share of the SEC West title and two strong wins over non conference teams wasn’t enough to place the Ole Miss Rebels in the 2010 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Sunday evening.
The Rebels failed to make the field of 65 for the eighth straight season despite winning 21 games and playing a schedule that featured road/neutral site games against West Virginia and Villanova, two teams that earned No. 2 seeds in the NCAAs.
Ole Miss is expected to continue its season this week, however, in the National Invitation Tournament. The NIT field will be announced later tonight. (March 14, 2010)
NASHVILLE — Ole Miss’ chances of making the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2002 took a considerable hit Friday in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Led by the outside shooting of Cameron Tatum, and another double-double effort from Wayne Chism, No. 15 Tennessee defeated the Rebels 76-65 in front of a crowd of 19,123 at the Bridgestone Arena. (more…) (March 12, 2010)
An opportunity to secure an NCAA Tournament bid is on the line for the Ole Miss Rebels today when they meet the No. 15 Tennessee Volunteers in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference Tournament at Bridgestone Arena. (March 12, 2010, Page 6A)
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