Ole Miss basketball coach Andy Kennedy garnered his first verbal pledge for the 2012-2013 signing class Sunday night from a highly-recruited center in Piney Woods’ Dwight Coleby. The 6-foot-9, 220-pound standout announced his decision via Twitter saying, “I am going to Ole Miss” followed by a face smiling #kooldeal..” (more…) (October 15, 2012, Page 4B)
Ole Miss football may be the focus of the weekend, but the basketball season, specifically recruiting some of the best talent in the nation to play for the Rebels, is also high on the list for coach Andy Kennedy and his staff. One of the nation’s top players — Piney Woods forward Dwight Coleby — will be on campus this weekend to take in the game between the Rebels and Texas A&M Aggies.
The 6-foot-9, 220-pound Coleby already has an offer from Ole Miss, as well as several other top schools such as Memphis, Georgia, Southern Miss and Mississippi State. (October 5, 2012, Page 7A)