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)
Start spreading the news, New York – the Ole Miss Rebels are headed your way. In what will go down as one of the most memorable games at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum, the No. 2 seed Rebels punched their ticket to the “Big Apple” Tuesday with a thrilling 90-87 double overtime win over Texas Tech in the Men’s National Invitation Tournament quarterfinals. (March 24, 2010, Page 6A)
One of the most complete games of the season couldn’t have come at a better time for the Ole Miss Rebels Friday evening. Facing the Memphis Tigers in the second round of the Men’s National Invitation Tournament, the No. 2 seeded Rebels played well in all phases in what was arguably their most complete game of the year at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (March 22, 2010, Page 8)
Five players scored in double figures to help lead the Ole Miss Rebels to a 90-81 win over the Memphis Tigers in a National Invitation Tournament game Friday evening at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. The win advanced the No. 2 seed Rebels to the third round of the NIT on Tuesday against the winner of Saturday’s game between Texas Tech and Jacksonville. The winner of that third-round game will advance to New York for the NIT Final Four.
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THE GODFREY SHOW — Oxford Town columnist Steven Godfrey lays it all out on the table as he ushers out the disappointing 2009-10 Rebel basketball season and welcomes in Rebel baseball and spring football. What happened? Without a doubt you’ll know exactly where this outspoken sportswriter stands on the issue of the Rebels’ collapse down the stretch which ultimately caused them to miss the Big Dance yet again. (March 18, 2010, Page 6)
Putting the sting of not making the NCAA Tournament in the the past is the biggest challenge facing Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy heading into Wednesday’s National Invitation Tournament game against Troy. (March 16, 2010, Page 7A)