Two weeks ago, a subpar shooting performance would have likely resulted in a loss for the Ole Miss men’s basketball team. But thanks to recent wins over a ranked Kentucky team and road win at Arkansas, the new-look Rebels were able to grind out a 66-60 victory over LSU on Thursday night despite shooting just 38.9 percent from the floor. (more…) (February 10, 2011, Page 6)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Ole Miss overcame a subpar shooting effort, both from the field and free-throw line, to post a 66-60 win over LSU Wednesday night. (more…) (February 9, 2011)
Andy Kennedy knows there’s nothing Ole Miss can do about its four-game losing streak to open Southeastern Conference play.
The Ole Miss coach knows it happened. It’s not going away.
While the Rebels can’t change the past, they continued to try and climb out of the early hole with a 69-60 win over Arkansas on Saturday night. Chris Warren, the hero of a last-second win over Kentucky earlier in the week, scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half as the Rebels (15-8, 3-5) pulled away for their third win in four games since the dismal conference start. (February 7, 2011, Page 1B)
It took late game heroics, but the Ole Miss Rebels were able to knock off No. 10 Kentucky 71-69 at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum tonight to earn its first win over a Top 10 opponent since 2002. (more…) (February 1, 2011)
Ole Miss rediscovered its outside shooting touch to open the second half and surged away from LSU for a 78-51 victory Saturday.
The Vanderbilt Commodores are aching and hurting. They also are learning how to quit letting games get away from them at the end.
John Jenkins led five Commodores in double figures with 20 points, and Vanderbilt beat Ole Miss 84-74 Wednesday night to send the Rebels to their worst start in Southeastern Conference play since 2000. (more…) (January 20, 2011, Page 7)
Ole Miss’ inability to put its loss to Mississippi State behind them cost them dearly against another set of Bulldogs Saturday afternoon at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. No. 24 Georgia jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first two minutes of the game and continued to slice and dice up the Ole Miss defense the rest of the way en route to a one-sided 98-76 win.
The Bulldogs (13-3 overall, 2-1 in the Southeastern Conference) shot a blistering 63.5 percent (33-for-52) from the floor, the best percentage shot by any SEC team against any opponent this year, while all five starters scored at least 12 points in the effort. (January 17, 2011, Page 6)
It’s tough to think that the basketball season for the Ole Miss Rebels is over just three games into the Southeastern Conference slate, but that’s what an 0-3 start can do to even the most positive perspectives. (more…) (January 17, 2011, Page 6)
Thanks to an even offensive attack and a defense that never allowed Ole Miss to get into a rhythm, the No. 24 Georgia Bulldogs cruised to a 98-76 victory over the Rebels at the C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum today. (more…) (January 15, 2011)
A late surge by Mississippi State coupled with the inability to make shots at the most critical stages of the game cost the Ole Miss Rebels dearly in their Southeastern Conference home opener Thursday night. (more…) (January 14, 2011, Page 6A)