The Ole Miss men’s basketball team recently returned from its exhibition tour of the Bahamas where the Rebels participated in two games against Bahamian professional teams. The Rebels were scheduled to make this trip last year, but injuries and not having the full team enrolled in school forced head coach Andy Kennedy to push it back a year, which he felt ended up being a positive. (August 13, 2014, Page 6A)
Ole Miss’ new multi-purpose arena is scheduled to open in December 2015. Now people know what to call it. The $85-millon arena will be called The Pavilion at Ole Miss, athletic director Ross Bjork said at a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday morning. (August 1, 2014, Page 6A)
Construction on the new multi-purpose arena at Ole Miss technically began back in the spring. Now there’s a name to go with it. (more…) (July 31, 2014)
Ole Miss’ men’s basketball team will face as many as five NCAA Tournament teams from a year in its 2014-15 non-league slate of games, as head coach Andy Kennedy announced the Rebels’ non-conference schedule Wednesday. (July 17, 2014, Page 7A)
With just one senior on last season’s roster and five signees reporting to campus this summer, the Ole Miss men’s basketball team had some work to do to get in line with the NCAA-mandated 13-man scholarship limit for next season.
That work is done. (July 1, 2014, Page 8)
Former Ole Miss hoops standout Todd Abernethy has joined the Rebel basketball staff as coordinator of recruiting development, head coach Andy Kennedy announced Monday. (June 10, 2014, Page 7)
Ole Miss head coach Andy Kennedy announced the signing of junior college standout guard Roderick Lawrence and Tennessee-Martin transfer Terrence Smith Wednesday. Lawrence and Smith will join the Rebels for the 2014-2015 academic year.
ATLANTA — Jarvis Summers thought he got a clean look. It just came up short. (March 17, 2014, Page 6)
ATLANTA — Ole Miss’ players and coaches admitted the high foul count in Friday’s SEC Tournament game against Georgia affected how the game was played down the stretch. But the frequent whistles weren’t the reason the Rebels’ season ended. (March 17, 2014, Page 6)
ATLANTA — Jarvis Summers scored a game-high 26 points and Marshall Henderson finished with 19 points, but Ole Miss was eliminated from the SEC Tournament with a 75-73 quarterfinal loss to Georgia late Friday night in a foul-infested game at the Georgia Dome. (more…) (March 15, 2014)