One of Ole Miss’ most celebrated basketball players may end up playing in the NFL. Instead of trying to pursue a spot on an NBA team first, Murphy Holloway, the Rebels’ all-time leader in rebounds, is hoping to catch passes from the likes of Tom Brady, Joe Flacco or Drew Brees if at all possible. (more…) (April 24, 2013, Page 9)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ole Miss’ amazing late-season run ended with heartbreak Sunday night in the Sprint Center. After winning the final two regular season games in the Southeastern Conference and then three straight in the SEC Tournament, as well as a second-round NCAA Tournament game against Wisconsin, the 12th-seeed Rebels finally met their match. (more…) (March 25, 2013, Page 1B)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There were several pivotal points in Sunday’s third-round NCAA Tournament game between the No. 12 Ole Miss Rebels and the No. 13 La Salle Explorers. There was none bigger, in the mind of Ole Miss guard Nick Williams, than the five-point swing the Explorers gained due to his foul of La Salle’s Sam Mills. (more…) (March 25, 2013, Page 1B)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy and his players met with the media Saturday afternoon after their latest practice session at the Sprint Center to discuss Sunday night’s matchup against No. 13 seed La Salle. (more…) (March 23, 2013)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As Ole Miss gets set to play the Wisconsin Badgers in the second round of the NCAA Tournament today, three of the biggest reasons the Rebels have a chance to advance reside in the play of their seniors. (more…) (March 22, 2013, Page 6A)
Tuesday afternoon — before Ole Miss resumed practice for Wisconsin in the second round of the NCAA Tournament — was a time to reflect on the recent Southeastern Conference Tournament title won by the Rebels. It was also a time for seniors Murphy Holloway and Nick Williams to ponder the future by talking about what the team could accomplish later this week in the school’s first tournament since 2002.
VIDEO BLOG — Ole Miss men’s basketball seniors Murphy Holloway and Nick Williams and head coach Andy Kennedy met with the local media Tuesday to discuss the upcoming NCAA Tournament game with Wisconsin. (more…) (March 19, 2013)
He was carrying Georgia by the end of the season.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Green may have been the preferred color to wear across the country because of St. Patrick’s Day Sunday, but there was a ton of red in the stands at the end of Southeastern Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament.
The reason? For the first time since 1981, the Ole Miss Rebels are SEC Tournament champions, thanks to a 66-63 win over the No. 13 Florida Gators at the Bridgestone Arena. The Rebels’ prize: Their first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2002 as a No. 12 seed. (more…) (March 18, 2013, Page 1B)