NEW ORLEANS — In an arena where NBA stars shine on a regular basis, Ole Miss junior guard Nick Williams performed like a professional standout for the Rebels Thursday night.
Williams led the resurgent Rebels to a 68-54 win over Auburn in the first round of the 2012 Southeastern Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament by scoring a career-high 22 points. Williams, who came in averaging just over 10 points a game, was sensational shooting the ball from the field. He made mid-range jumpers — the shots he feels most comfortable taking and making — as well as four 3-pointers on eight attempts. (more…) (March 9, 2012, Page 6A)
NEW ORLEANS — Ole Miss defeated Auburn 68-54 in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament Thursday evening. (more…) (March 8, 2012)
BLOG — Here in the New Orleans Arena watching LSU tangle with Arkansas in the first game of the 2012 SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament. (more…) (March 8, 2012)
Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy said he would love to see if his team’s perceived lack of depth would become a problem in the late stages of this week’s Southeastern Conference Tournament at the New Orleans Arena. Kennedy was asked during Monday’s Southeastern Conference men’s basketball teleconference if depth issues could hurt as the Rebels move on in the tournament that begins Thursday night against Auburn. (March 6, 2012, Page 6)
Lifeless and looking for a spark. That’s the best way to describe how the Ole Miss Rebels played in the first half of their game with Auburn at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum Saturday night and what they needed to remedy the problem.
On the verge of letting another sub-par shooting performance take its toll in the loss column, the Rebels snatched a win from the jaws of defeat thanks to the heroic efforts of junior Murphy Holloway and some timely shooting from some players that had been lacking confidence. (more…) (February 13, 2012, Page 1B)
BLOG — Ole Miss men’s basketball team was much like a car that had the inability to go from park to drive during a considerable portion of Saturday’s game with Auburn at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (more…) (February 11, 2012)
The season-long learning experience continued for the Lady Rebels on Sunday.
BLOG: After playing a nip-and-tuck game early on, the visiting Auburn Lady Tigers pulled away from Ole Miss en route to a 67-54 victory at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum earlier today. (more…) (January 29, 2012)
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Frankie Sullivan scored 19 points and grabbed a key rebound, helping Auburn survive for a 69-68, double-overtime victory over Ole Miss on Saturday. (more…) (January 16, 2012, Page 9)
Larry Fedora, Hugh Freeze and Gus Malzhan, three men in their 40s, have emerged as hot names in ongoing coaching searches, including Ole Miss’. (November 17, 2011, Page 6)