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)
Prayers from Rebel Nation weren’t enough to prevent Ole Miss sophomore forward Aaron Jones from being lost for the remainder of the basketball season with a torn ACL. (more…) (January 31, 2013, Page 8)
Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel made sure Ole Miss’ undefeated start to its Southeastern Conference schedule came to an abrupt end Tuesday night. The freshman center blocked a UK record 12 shots and was single handily the difference in the Wildcats’ 87-74 win over the No. 16 Rebels in front of a capacity crowd of 9,232 at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum and a national TV audience watching via ESPN. (more…) (January 30, 2013, Page 6)
In an 18-game Southeastern Conference slate, there are always a few key matchups that stand out above the rest. In the case of the No. 16 Ole Miss Rebels, tonight’s home game against Kentucky looms as another big opportunity to make a great 6-0 start in SEC play even better. (January 29, 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)
AUBURN, Ala. — Ole Miss made history on a night when it was plagued with a bevy of misses at the free-throw line. The No. 23 Rebels overcame a dreadful 4-for-17 shooting night from the charity stripe Saturday to defeat the Auburn Tigers 63-61 in front of a capacity and hostile crowd of 8,740 at Auburn Arena. (more…) (January 28, 2013, Page 8)