The Ole Miss men’s basketball squad utilized a 26-point lead late in the first half and cruised to a 101-69 victory over Mississippi Valley State University tonight at the C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (more…) (December 13, 2010)
After a slow start, Warren caught fire from the floor in the second half to help lift the Ole Miss Rebels to a 86-81 victory over the Southern Miss Golden Eagles.
Warren had just five points in the first half, but in the second half the senior guard got into a zone to finish with a game-high 20 points. (December 6, 2010, Page 3B)
Ole Miss men’s hoops squad was able to hold of a late rally by the Southern Miss Golden Eagles to earn an 86-81 victory. (more…) (December 4, 2010)
Gaskins knocked down six of 11 3-pointers to finish with a career-high 24 points as the Ole Miss Rebels men’s basketball team topped Big Ten opponent Penn State 84-71. (November 29, 2010, Page 4B)
Sure, there were other issues — like the Rebels 8-for-16 peformance from free-throw line one game after converting 22 of 23 opportunities against Murray State — but after Buckner went down with what head coach Andy Kennedy called a bruise to the inside of his right knee at the 19:13 mark of the second half, the Rebels were never the same on the boards. (November 22, 2010, Page 3B)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — The coaching salaries for the biggest coaching names at Ole Miss were approved last month by Mississippi’s Institute for Higher Learning Board of Trustees. (more…) (November 19, 2010)
Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy wanted to see where his team was early in the season by scheduling tough opponents. Just three days after the Rebels opened the year with a hard-fought win over Arkansas State, they made a statement Wednesday night with a 77-61 win over Murray State at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum.
The victory was impressive for several reasons. Ole Miss (2-0 overall) continued to show its ability to guard teams and rebound well as a collective group while also shooting well from the free-throw line.
Wednesday’s win also came over a team that won 31 games last season and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament, a place the Rebels want to be later this season. (November 18, 2010, Page 6)
Thanks to career highs from Indiana-transfer Nick Williams and senior Zach Graham, the Ole Miss men’s hoops team picked up its second win of the season, topping the Murray State Racers 77-61. (more…) (November 17, 2010)
Ole Miss’ formidable non-conference slate to open the year only gets tougher this week as the Rebels host two teams that advanced to the NCAA Tournament and NIT respectively last season.
Murray State, a team that went 31-5 and was a made 3-point shot away from beating Butler in the second round of the NCAA Tournament last year, visits on Wednesday, while the Dayton Flyers, the team that beat the Rebels in last year’s NIT Final Four, comes to town on Saturday. (November 16, 2010, Page 2B)
A familiar team with a familiar coach will be the Ole Miss Rebels’ opponent in the first game of the season tonight at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum.
Arkansas State, led by former LSU head man John Brady, will try to make things difficult on coach Andy Kennedy and his Rebels. Tipoff for the non conference game is set for 7 and the game can be heard locally on 93.7 FM.
Tonight’s game is the third in a series that started when Brady was first hired at ASU. Kennedy has won the first two that have been played at alternating sites and the goal is to make it a clean sweep. (November 12, 2010, Page 7A)