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)
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)
Ole Miss’ dominance over Arkansas on the hardwood continued Saturday; at the same time the Rebels did something they hadn’t done since FDR was finishing his first term as president — win four straight to start Southeastern Conference play. (more…) (January 21, 2013, Page 9)
Marshall Henderson’s folk hero status grew again on Tuesday night, as Ole Miss came surging back to life to defeat Vanderbilt in overtime 89-79 at Memorial Gym. The win was Ole Miss’ first at Memorial Gym since 2001, the year they advanced to the Sweet Sixteen. The win also improved the Rebels to 14-2 overall, their best start since the 2007-08 team went 15-1 and 3-0 in the Southeastern Conference. (more…) (January 16, 2013, Page 6)
Coach andy Kennedy’s Ole Miss men’s basketball team, coming off a 3-1 trip to California and Hawaii, will close out the pre-Southeastern Conference portion of its schedule tonight when it hosts Fordham. (January 4, 2013, Page 8A)
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.
(more…) (December 26, 2012, Page 8)
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)
VIDEO BLOG: Ole Miss overcame early shooting struggles to knock off Rutgers 80-67 on Saturday at the C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum.
Saturday’s game was part of the annual SEC/Big East Challenge. (more…) (December 1, 2012)
While the Rebels were able to find another gear in the second half to post a 76-50 win over the Cowboys, coach Andy Kennedy thought the overall production and energy level was less than ideal. Senior Murphy Holloway ended up leading the Rebels with 15 points on a 7-for-7 night shooting from the floor, but overall the offense struggled to find much of a rhythm. (November 21, 2012, Page 6)