Ole Miss passed its first test. After winning its first four games, mostly against inferior competition, the Rebels traveled to Brooklyn, N.Y., over the weekend for the last leg of the Barclays Classic with games against ACC member Georgia Tech and Penn State out of the Big Ten. (December 5, 2013, Page 8)
With Marshall Henderson out for tonight’s season opener against Troy, Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy said his goal was to get playing time for those that are producing. (November 8, 2013, Page 6A)
Four Rebels scored in doubles figures as Ole Miss defeated USC-Aiken 75-70 in overtime Friday night at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (November 4, 2013, Page 4B)
Andy Kennedy’s goal of getting the Ole Miss Rebels back in the NCAA Tournament finally came last year. After seven seasons in Oxford, and being oh so close several times, Kennedy was able to break the drought by guiding the Rebels through an up-and-down regular season and into a championship at the annual Southeastern Conference Tournament. (October 17, 2013, Page 8)
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)