KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Earlier in the season, a big deficit might have spelled disaster for Tennessee. Now that the Volunteers have had a chance to absorb coach Cuonzo Martin’s unflappable attitude, it’s nothing more than a challenge to overcome.
Tennessee fought back from a 13-point deficit to beat Ole Miss 73-60 on Wednesday night to hang on to a share of fourth place in the Southeastern Conference with three games left in the regular season. (February 23, 2012, Page 6)
Thursday night’s Southeastern Conference matchup with No. 14 Florida was a tale of two halves for the Ole Miss Rebels.
Everything that could go right for the Rebels did in the first 20 minutes of action at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum.
They hit shots at an exceptional rate, got rebounds on both ends of the floor and did a great job of slowing down the SEC’s top offense to the tune of 28 points. But as good as the Rebels were in the opening half, the Gators proved to be that much better when it counted down the stretch. (more…) (January 27, 2012, Page 6A)
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Frankie Sullivan scored 19 points and grabbed a key rebound, helping Auburn survive for a 69-68, double-overtime victory over Ole Miss on Saturday. (more…) (January 16, 2012, Page 9)
The start of Southeastern Conference play also brings Ole Miss Basketball into the media spotlight as the 2012 season of the “RebTalk with Coach Andy Kennedy” weekly radio show and the brand new weekly TV series “The Season: Ole Miss Basketball” gets underway this week. (more…) (January 11, 2012, Page 7)
SOUTHAVEN — JT Sulton had to get an IV early in the second half. His Middle Tennessee teammate, Raymond Cintron, was plagued by foul trouble.
Midway through the second half, however, the duo keyed a 13-1 run to spur Middle Tennessee to a 68-56 win over Ole Miss on Wednesday night at the DeSoto Civic Center. (more…) (December 22, 2011, Page 6)
Ole Miss freshman guard LaDarius “Snoop” White had been waiting for a chance to showcase his talents to Rebels fans.
Despite building nearly a 20-point lead early in the game, the Ole Miss Rebels’ had to rely on some key free-throw shooting and a salty defensive effort coming down the stretch to pull off a 64-61 overtime win against the Miami Hurricanes Friday at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (more…) (November 28, 2011, Page 3B)
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Going up against its best opponent thus far in the season, Ole Miss knew it would have to control the transition game and shoot well. The Rebels weren’t even close.
Senior forward Jae Crowder scored a team-high 25 points as No. 21 Marquette ran away with a 96-66 victory over Mississippi in the Paradise Jam semifinals on Sunday. (more…) (November 21, 2011, Page 4B)