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)
COLUMN: KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s never easy to talk about a loss following a magical run like the Ole Miss Rebels just went on, but there is hope that the future can be bright. Ole Miss’ goal of making the Sweet 16 for just the second time in school history fell through thanks to a heartbreaking 76-74 loss to La Salle in the third round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. (more…) (March 25, 2013, Page 1B)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ole Miss’ amazing run in the Southeastern Conference Tournament has continued into the Men’s NCAA Tournament. The No. 12 seed Rebels won their sixth straight game in a row Friday afternoon with a 57-46 triumph over No. 5 Wisconsin at the Sprint Center. (more…) (March 22, 2013)
COLUMN: KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Regardless of what happens today in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, the Marshall Henderson experience has paid off for the Ole Miss Rebels. Don’t believe me? Well, the media covering this weekend’s Kansas City Regional couldn’t wait to quote Henderson, Ole Miss’ leading scorer, when the locker room opened prior to Thursday’s practice session at the Sprint Center. (more…) (March 22, 2013, Page 6A)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — All week long the focus heading into today’s second round NCAA Tournament matchup between the Ole Miss Rebels and the Wisconsin Badgers has revolved around style of play. The 23-11 Badgers, who are seeded fifth in the West Region, have been labeled as defensive and boring. (more…) (March 22, 2013, Page 6A)
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)
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)