In its final tuneup before league play, the Ole Miss men’s basketball team hit on all cylinders against Fordham on Friday night with a 95-68 win at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. Led by Marshall Henderson’s game-high 21 points, the Rebels had five players finish scoring in double figures to lead a balanced offensive attack, including 16 points from freshman guard Derrick Millinghaus off the bench. (January 7, 2013, Page 4B)
HONOLULU (AP) — It took Ole Miss most of the game to put things together, but when the Rebels did, they took over the game quickly.
Murphy Holloway scored 18 points and Ole Miss pulled away from a tie game in the final minutes to defeat Hawaii 81-66 in the fifth-place game of the Diamond Head Classic on Tuesday.
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HONOLULU (AP) — Two days before Christmas, there were no presents to be found for Andy Kennedy’s Ole Miss team.
Instead, Ole Miss took to a consolation game of the Diamond Head Classic Sunday and came away with a hard-fought 85-78 win over San Francisco that was anything but gift-wrapped. (more…) (December 24, 2012, Page 10)
The most challenging portion of Ole Miss’ basketball schedule to date begins tonight against the Loyola Marymount Lions in Los Angeles. The Rebels (7-1 overall) will be on the road through Christmas as they take on LMU (5-4) and then head further west to Hawaii to play three games in the annual Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu. (December 19, 2012, Page 8)
Coming off their first loss of the season, Ole Miss overcame a sluggish start against East Tennessee State on Friday to post a 77-55 victory at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (more…) (December 17, 2012, Page 1B)
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State taught Ole Miss a valuable lesson Saturday night: It’s all about your appetite.
The Rebels lost 65-62 at MTSU, their first of the season, in an effort characterized by coach Andy Kennedy as — at times — a case of the Blue Raiders’ senior-laden roster simply being hungrier than Ole Miss. (December 10, 2012, Page 1B)
After earning five straight home wins over teams from smaller conferences, the Ole Miss Rebels begin a tougher stretch Saturday with a home game against Rutgers. The matchup is part of the annual SEC/Big East Challenge that Ole Miss has played in two times prior.
Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy said Wednesday that his team has played “satisfactory” heading into Saturday’s game with the 4-1 Scarlet Knights. (November 30, 2012, Page 7A)
A final tune-up before the Ole Miss Rebels take on Rutgers in the SEC/Big East Challenge went according to plan against Lipscomb Friday evening at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. The Rebels jumped out to a 17-2 lead in the first four minutes of the contest and never looked back as they defeated the Bison 91-45. (November 26, 2012, Page 3B)