Ole Miss was so cold from the floor in the first half of Thursday night’s game with Tennessee at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum that Marshall Henderson almost couldn’t pull his team out of the funk. The operative word in that statement is almost. (more…) (January 25, 2013, Page 8A)
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)
In its final tuneup before league play, the Ole Miss men’s basketball team hit on all cylinders against Fordham on Friday night with a 95-68 win at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. Led by Marshall Henderson’s game-high 21 points, the Rebels had five players finish scoring in double figures to lead a balanced offensive attack, including 16 points from freshman guard Derrick Millinghaus off the bench. (January 7, 2013, Page 4B)
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.
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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)
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)