On a day when Andy Kennedy became the winningest coach in Ole Miss men’s basketball history, it was the son of a coach that made the biggest adjustment in regards to the Rebels and their recent misfortunes on the hardwood. (more…) (February 25, 2013, Page 1B)
Thanks to Saturday’s rally that ultimately led to an 84-74 win over Georgia in overtime, the Ole Miss Rebels, like a handful of Southeastern Conference teams, are still in the discussion of making the NCAA Tournament next month. (more…) (February 18, 2013)
Ole Miss’ goal of making the NCAA Tournament is still intact today thanks to the play of Marshall Henderson and an improved defensive effort against the Georgia Bulldogs in the overtime session of Saturday’s game at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (more…) (February 18, 2013, Page 7)
Ole Miss senior forward Reginald Buckner will be in the lineup Wednesday when the Rebels tangle with Texas A&M in College Station, Texas. The 6-foot-9 Memphis native was issued a flagrant foul in the second half of Ole Miss’ road game at No. 21 Missouri this past Saturday and was not allowed to finish the game. (more…) (February 12, 2013, Page 7)
Senior forward Reginald Buckner will be available to play for the Rebels Wednesday night when they travel to play at Texas A&M. The 6-foot-9 Memphis native was issued a flagrant foul in the second half of Ole Miss’ road game at No. 21 Missouri this past Saturday and did not finish. But because Buckner was not thought to have been fighting, he will not face a suspension, according to the Southeastern Conference’s office, which was in contact with Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy Monday morning. (more…) (February 11, 2013)
It’s not often that a 93-75 win over a team’s biggest rival doesn’t appear as good as the score indicates, but, that was the feel Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy had after Wednesday night’s matchup with Mississippi State at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (more…) (February 7, 2013, Page 9)
This past week was one to forget for the Ole Miss men’s basketball team. Not only did the Rebels lose to both Kentucky and at No. 2 Florida, they lost reserve forward Aaron Jones for the season and senior Nick Williams for an unknown amount of time. Oh yeah, and the Rebels also dropped from No. 16 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll to out on Monday.
Ole Miss (17-4 overall, 6-2 in the Southeastern Conference) will be able to erase the pain of last week with a win over Mississippi State (7-13, 2-6) tonight at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. Tipoff is set for 8 p.m. and the game can be seen locally on CSS.
The Bulldogs are coming off a tough one-point loss to LSU and Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy felt like first-year coach Rick Ray had his team playing a lot better despite some recent setbacks.
Ole Miss’ lineup and style of play is going to look different Saturday when the No. 16 Rebels hook up with the No. 4 Florida Gators at the O’Connell Center in Gainesville, Fla. The Rebels are now without reserve forward A.J. Jones for the rest of the year and without senior wing Nick Williams for at least Saturday’s game. (more…) (February 1, 2013, Page 8A)