It was a game the Ole Miss men’s basketball team had well in hand, but an offense that went cold and a scorching hot performance by Western Kentucky in the second half led to an 81-74 loss for the Rebels at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum on Saturday afternoon. (December 14, 2014, Page 1B)
A former Ole Miss basketball player is returning to Oxford to teach youngsters the game. Murphy Holloway has partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of North Mississippi to host the GrindTime Basketball Camp Friday through Sunday at the Oxford Park Commission Activity Center. The camp, which is open to boys and girls ages 6-17, will run from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and will conclude with a three-hour session from 3-6 p.m. on Sunday. (July 31, 2014, Page 6)
The Ole Miss men’s basketball team did all the classic things that add up to losses in both of its games last week. (February 17, 2014, Page 6)
He was carrying Georgia by the end of the season.
In the stroke of three wild days in Nashville, the embattled Ole Miss basketball coach not only ended speculation that he’d be fired the same season he became the program’s winningest head coach, but that his style of coaching and development couldn’t get the Rebels to the NCAA Tournament. (more…) (March 18, 2013, Page 1B)
Even in the midst of a wild celebration, Andy Kennedy strongly disagreed with his star players. Reginald Buckner, Murphy Holloway, Nick Williams and Marshall Henderson repeatedly told the media over the course of their three days at the SEC Tournament that Ole Miss’ five-game winning streak en route to their first SEC title since 1981 was a direct response to the Rebels’ awful, thought-to-be-season-ending loss at Mississippi State.
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)
HONOLULU (AP) — Two days before Christmas, there were no presents to be found for Andy Kennedy’s Ole Miss team.
Instead, Ole Miss took to a consolation game of the Diamond Head Classic Sunday and came away with a hard-fought 85-78 win over San Francisco that was anything but gift-wrapped. (more…) (December 24, 2012, Page 10)