AUBURN, Ala.—Sam Smith turned in a solid start and left the game with the lead in the sixth, but missed offensive opportunities early allowed a late rally by the Tigers to spell trouble as No. 24 Ole Miss fell to Auburn 5-4 on Sunday. Ole Miss lost the last two games of the series after winning the opener 6-1. (more…) (May 6, 2013, Page 7A)
On a day when Andy Kennedy became the winningest coach in Ole Miss men’s basketball history, it was the son of a coach that made the biggest adjustment in regards to the Rebels and their recent misfortunes on the hardwood. (more…) (February 25, 2013, Page 1B)
Ole Miss 2013 football signing class continued to take shaped over the weekend, both with an addition and a couple of subtractions.
The Rebels swapped out a pair of power running backs as Jordan Wilkins (6-foot-1, 215-pounds, 4.4 seconds in the 40-yard dash) of Cordova, Tenn., committed to coach Hugh Freeze on Saturday night while Peyton Barber (5-11, 220) of Alpharetta, Ga., flipped his commitment and pledged to the Auburn Tigers after his official visit to The Plains.
AUBURN, Ala. — Ole Miss made history on a night when it was plagued with a bevy of misses at the free-throw line. The No. 23 Rebels overcame a dreadful 4-for-17 shooting night from the charity stripe Saturday to defeat the Auburn Tigers 63-61 in front of a capacity and hostile crowd of 8,740 at Auburn Arena. (more…) (January 28, 2013, Page 8)
A week after suffering through an emotionally draining loss, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze and his Rebels were able to experience an entirely different emotion following a 41-20 win over Auburn at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium Saturday afternoon. Freeze, who was second guessed in the Rebels’ 30-27 setback to Texas A&M, showed signs of a water and Gatorade celebration performed in the locker room just minutes before talking about the Rebels’ first Southeastern Conference win in 17 tries. (October 15, 2012, Page 1B)
If there was ever a time for Jeff Scott to make a dramatic play that helped lift the Ole Miss Rebels to their first Southeastern Conference win in 17 games, the last five minutes was as good as any. The junior running back from Miami punctuated his already strong performance in Saturday’s 41-20 win over the Tigers with a highlight reel 55-yard reception for a touchdown at the 5:02 mark of the fourth quarter.
The highlight was the spin move he made as he was being brought down by two Auburn defenders and his ability to roll over the two and keep running for a touchdown, which increased the Rebels’ lead from 27-20 to 34-20 with 5:02 left in the game. (October 15, 2012, Page 2B)