Saturday’s 81-67 win over LSU on the road not only gave the Ole Miss Rebels their first 12-win season in Southeastern Conference play since 1998, but it also helped garner an honor for head coach Andy Kennedy in the process. (more…) (March 12, 2013, Page 7)
COLUMN: The latest chapter of the ongoing Andy Kennedy saga will take place tonight when Ole Miss tries to avenge its recent “bad loss” to Texas A&M at home. As it stands, the Rebels are either on the very tip of the bubble or the very edge of the first teams out of the NCAA Tournament, depending on your preferred bracketologist. (more…) (February 27, 2013, Page 7)
COLUMN: Saturday night’s often ugly, ultimately triumphant trip to Auburn — a place where so many Ole Miss basketball seasons past had hit a pot hole with a definitive “bad loss” in conference play — was marked more for Henderson’s postgame jersey-popping display to Tiger fans than anything on the court. (more…) (January 29, 2013, Page 7)
Marshall Henderson’s folk hero status grew again on Tuesday night, as Ole Miss came surging back to life to defeat Vanderbilt in overtime 89-79 at Memorial Gym. The win was Ole Miss’ first at Memorial Gym since 2001, the year they advanced to the Sweet Sixteen. The win also improved the Rebels to 14-2 overall, their best start since the 2007-08 team went 15-1 and 3-0 in the Southeastern Conference. (more…) (January 16, 2013, Page 6)
COLUMN: I don’t know how or why, but it seems Ole Miss basketball is suddenly cool again. It can’t just be that the Rebels are riding their first 2-0 SEC start in Andy Kennedy’s tenure, because a road win over Tennessee (no matter how rare) couldn’t have been the sole agent to prompt Rebel students to pack out C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum against Missouri on Saturday. (more…) (January 15, 2013, Page 6)
HONOLULU (AP) — It took Ole Miss most of the game to put things together, but when the Rebels did, they took over the game quickly.
Murphy Holloway scored 18 points and Ole Miss pulled away from a tie game in the final minutes to defeat Hawaii 81-66 in the fifth-place game of the Diamond Head Classic on Tuesday.
(more…) (December 26, 2012, Page 8)
HONOLULU (AP) — Two days before Christmas, there were no presents to be found for Andy Kennedy’s Ole Miss team.
Instead, Ole Miss took to a consolation game of the Diamond Head Classic Sunday and came away with a hard-fought 85-78 win over San Francisco that was anything but gift-wrapped. (more…) (December 24, 2012, Page 10)