On a day when Andy Kennedy became the winningest coach in Ole Miss men’s basketball history, it was the son of a coach that made the biggest adjustment in regards to the Rebels and their recent misfortunes on the hardwood. (more…) (February 25, 2013, Page 1B)
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)
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)
Friday afternoon’s matchup with Lipscomb at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum will be another opportunity for some players to showcase their abilities to coach Andy Kennedy, who is trying hard to figure out a consistent rotation before the team is off for a week prior to a home meeting with Rutgers in the Big East/SEC Challenge. (November 22, 2012, Page 8A)
BLOG: Led by superb shooting nights by Derrick Millinghaus and Marshall Henderson, the Ole Miss men’s hoops team cruised to a 92-52 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock Friday evening at the C.M “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (more…) (November 17, 2012)
Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy didn’t have to look at the stat sheet after Wednesday night’s game to know that Illinois State had just shot the lights out from floor and behind the 3-point arc. About the only thing Kennedy was unsure about was whether the 17 3-pointers the Redbirds made was C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum record or not.
Unfortunately for Kennedy and the Rebels, the 17 makes were a new arena record, for any team, and the end result of the hot-shooting night for the Redbirds was a 96-93 overtime loss for the Rebels in the first round of the Men’s National Invitation Tournament. (March 15, 2012, Page 6)