BLOG: NEW ORLEANS — Ole Miss’ grind-it-out style of winning games has never looked so good. Needing a win to keep their goal of making the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2002 alive, the Rebels knocked off Tennessee 77-72 in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament Friday night. (more…) (March 10, 2012)
Led by Brian Williams’ 18 points and Scotty Hopson’s 16, Tennessee used a 16-4 second-half run to cruise to a 74-57 win over Ole Miss at the C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum.
Tennessee’s run, which pushed its lead to 60-49, was a complete team effort as five different players scored, led by five points from Cameron Tatum, who finished with 13. (January 31, 2011, Page 6)
A chance to regain some lost ground from the start of Southeastern Conference play is what the Ole Miss Rebels are hoping to achieve in the next two games against Tennessee on Saturday and No. 14 Kentucky on Tuesday.
Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy thought the next two challenges served as two great opportunities for his team as they try and improve on a 1-4 record in the league and an 0-2 mark in the SEC at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (January 28, 2011, Page 6A)
NASHVILLE — Ole Miss’ chances of making the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2002 took a considerable hit Friday in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Led by the outside shooting of Cameron Tatum, and another double-double effort from Wayne Chism, No. 15 Tennessee defeated the Rebels 76-65 in front of a crowd of 19,123 at the Bridgestone Arena. (more…) (March 12, 2010)