AROUND THE SQUARE AND BEYOND — To stay or not to stay. That’s the big question that has been on the mind of Ole Miss men’s basketball guard Terrico White since he placed his name into the NBA draft a little less than a month ago.
White has been gathering input on whether he’s good enough to be picked in the first round of the upcoming draft since early April and with his school commitments now out of the way, White has been working hard trying to impress NBA brass during individual workouts. (May 5, 2010, Page 9)
Sophomore forward Murphy Holloway told Kennedy that he was planning to transfer from Ole Miss Friday so that he could be closer to his infant daughter, who is currently living with Holloway’s mother and his girlfriend in South Carolina. Holloway, who is a native of Irmo, S.C., said the decision to leave Oxford and his teammates was tough. (May 3, 2010, Page 1B)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — S ophomore forward Murphy Holloway will be leaving the Ole Miss men’s basketball team so that he can get closer to his infant daughter and mother who helps raise the child. (more…) (April 30, 2010)
The 2010 Ole Miss basketball signing class increased by two on Tuesday with the addition of forward Isaiah Massey and guard Donald Williams. (April 28, 2010, Page 7)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Eniel Polynice’s future as a member of the Ole Miss men’s basketball team was clearly written on the wall over a month ago when he was suspended before the Rebels’ final regular season road game at Arkansas. (more…) (April 21, 2010)
The Standard, a men’s conference geared toward making men more in touch with Jesus Christ, returns to Oxford and the Ole Miss community Friday and Saturday. The two-day conference, which features challenging talks and presentations from the likes of Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt and men’s basketball coach Andy Kennedy, will be held at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (April 14, 2010, Page 2B)
Ole Miss guard Trevor Gaksins got the look he wanted but, unfortunately for the Rebels, his shot didn’t hit the mark.
Gaskins’ layup attempt with 11.7 seconds left in Tuesday night’s Men’s National Invitation Tournament semifinal game ultimately sealed the Rebels’ fate in a 68-63 loss to Dayton at Madison Square Garden. (March 31, 2010, Page 8)
COLUMN — There is an old saying that being close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades. I know both of those are true, but another thing that could be added to that list is this year’s Ole Miss Rebel basketball team. (March 31, 2010, Page 8)
Amongst the missed layup by Trevor Gaksins and some missed free throws late for the Ole Miss Rebels, a definite turning point in Tuesday’s National Invitation Tournament semifinal game with Dayton at Madison Square Garden was a technical foul called on Ole Miss freshman forward Reginald Buckner. (March 31, 2010, Page 8)
SPORTS EDITOR’S BLOG — Just arrived in New York about an hour ago with EAGLE photographer Bruce Newman. Ready to see the city a bit and then head over to Madison Square Garden for tonight’s NIT Final Four game between the Ole Miss Rebels and Dayton Flyers. Our hotel is only a block and a half away, so even if it keeps raining, Bruce and I shouldn’t get too wet.
(more…) (March 30, 2010)