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)
Water Valley’s second doubleheader in the Oxford Spring Break Tournament didn’t go as well as the first one as the Blue Devils lost to Grenada 6-5 and Center Hill 6-2. (March 19, 2010, Page 7A)
Memphis and Ole Miss will renew its long-standing rivalry tonight in front of a packed C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum and a national television audience via ESPN2 in the second round of the Men’s National Invitation Tournament. (March 19, 2010, Page 6A)
During Oxford’s 8-5 victory over Lafayette on Thursday at Edwin Moak Field, the Chargers finally showed the mental toughness coach Bradley Roberson has been searching for, while the game left the Commodores in need of some soul searching. (March 19, 2010, Page 6A)
Tickets for Friday’s Men’s NIT game between the Memphis Tigers and Ole Miss Rebels have became very limited according to Ole Miss ticket officials. Tickets sold to the general public were sold out this afternoon and the only tickets left to purchase are general admission tickets available to Ole Miss students, faculty and staff (with valid Ole Miss IDs) at $4 each, up to two per ID. Those can be picked up at the ticket office in front of C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum anytime before noon on Friday. (March 18, 2010)
For the second night in a row, one inning proved to be the difference in a win and a loss for the Oxford Chargers baseball team. In the Chargers’ 3-1 loss to the Hernando Tigers to conclude Day 3 of the Oxford Spring Break Tournament at Edwin Moak Field, Oxford surrendered two runs on five hits in the fifth inning and were never able to recover. (March 18, 2010, Page 7)
A 6-3 win over Biggersville in third game of the Oxford Spring Break Tournament at Edwin Moak Field Wednesday was exactly what the doctor prescribed for the Lafayette Commodores baseball team. (March 18, 2010, Page 7)
NASCAR — While sports news outlets across the country have been reporting on the Carl Edwards-Brad Keselowski saga, Kyle McElhaney is taking his own look at the situation: He’s on the side of Edwards and NASCAR. (March 18, 2010, Page 6)
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