Memphis has been a productive city for the Ole Miss men’s basketball program to recruit over the last few seasons. The relationships that coach Andy Kennedy has built with the signings of Terrico White and Reginald Buckner, and the transfer of Jelan Kendrick, have given Memphis prep products a lot of exposure to the Rebels. (more…) (August 5, 2011, Page 8A)
COLUMN: Sunday night’s announcement that the Ole Miss Rebels were indeed headed back to the National Invitation Tournament for the fourth time in the last five seasons didn’t catch me off guard. It didn’t catch anybody off guard who really follows the Rebels and knows anything about basketball. (more…) (March 15, 2011, Page 8)
The Detroit Pistons were hit hard by injuries in their first preseason game.
Detroit forward Jonas Jerebko tore his right Achilles’ tendon and guard Terrico White broke his right foot in Tuesday’s night exhibition in Miami. Both will have surgery Friday. (more…) (October 7, 2010, Page 7)
Terrico White’s gamble to leave Ole Miss early and become an first-round selection in the 2010 NBA Draft didn’t go as planned Thursday night. Instead of being taken in the first round, the Memphis native was taken by the Detroit Pistons in the second round as the 36th overall pick. (June 25, 2010, Page 6A)
Ole Miss guard Terrico White had a decision to make on whether to keep his name in the NBA Draft selection process or come back to school for his junior season. With Saturday’s deadline to declare one way or another approaching, White decided he would forgo his remaining college eligibility and stay in the draft. (May 6, 2010, Page 7)
AROUND THE SQUARE AND BEYOND — To stay or not to stay. That’s the big question that has been on the mind of Ole Miss men’s basketball guard Terrico White since he placed his name into the NBA draft a little less than a month ago.
White has been gathering input on whether he’s good enough to be picked in the first round of the upcoming draft since early April and with his school commitments now out of the way, White has been working hard trying to impress NBA brass during individual workouts. (May 5, 2010, Page 9)
Ole Miss guard Trevor Gaksins got the look he wanted but, unfortunately for the Rebels, his shot didn’t hit the mark.
Gaskins’ layup attempt with 11.7 seconds left in Tuesday night’s Men’s National Invitation Tournament semifinal game ultimately sealed the Rebels’ fate in a 68-63 loss to Dayton at Madison Square Garden. (March 31, 2010, Page 8)
NEW YORK — Ole Miss’ run in the Men’s National Invitation Tournament came to an end Tuesday night with a 68-63 loss to Dayton at Madison Square Garden in the semifinals of the NIT Final Four. Ole Miss overcame a four-point deficit at the half and an 11-point deficit in the second half to get within one point of the Flyers with 35 seconds remaining in the contest.
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COLUMN — A different, more experienced Ole Miss team will take the court tonight against Dayton at Madison Square Garden in the National Invitation Tournament Final Four.
Ole Miss was on this same stage two years ago after another strong run through the quarterfinals of the NIT and lost in the first round to a bigger, stronger bunch from Ohio State. (March 30, 2010, Page 8)
There’s a reason one particular quote from the most recent “30 for 30″ documentary by ESPN stood out to Mississippi sophomore guard Terrico White.
Toward the end of the “Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks” documentary, Miller says, “All the great players have always played great in this building. Anytime I played in the (Madison Square) Garden, something special was going to happen.”
White heard that, and something clicked. (more…) (March 29, 2010)