BLOG: Day 2 of the College Station (Texas) Regional will conclude with the Texas A&M Aggies hosting three-seed Ole Miss.
First pitch at Blue Bell Park is set for 6:35 p.m. As will be the case all weekend, the game will be broadcast on ESPN3.com. (more…) (June 2, 2012)
When the Ole Miss Rebels left Hoover, Ala., last week after a 1-2 showing in the Southeastern Conference Tournament, the coaches and players — at least publicly —believed their resume was strong enough to get them into the NCAA Tournament.
Monday, their instincts were re-affirmed when Ole Miss saw its name appear on the Road to Omaha announcement show as a three-seed in the College Station (Texas) Regional. (May 29, 2012, Page 8)
BLOG: After a one-year hiatus, the Diamond Rebels are back in the NCAA Tournament. (more…) (May 28, 2012)
Sure, there were other issues — like the Rebels 8-for-16 peformance from free-throw line one game after converting 22 of 23 opportunities against Murray State — but after Buckner went down with what head coach Andy Kennedy called a bruise to the inside of his right knee at the 19:13 mark of the second half, the Rebels were never the same on the boards. (November 22, 2010, Page 3B)
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)
Amongst the missed layup by Trevor Gaksins and some missed free throws late for the Ole Miss Rebels, a definite turning point in Tuesday’s National Invitation Tournament semifinal game with Dayton at Madison Square Garden was a technical foul called on Ole Miss freshman forward Reginald Buckner. (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.
(more…) (March 30, 2010)
NEW YORK — Two wins is all that separates the Ole Miss Rebels from their first National Invitation Tournament title. But in order for the Rebels to claim that prestigious prize, they will have to defeat the Dayton Flyers tonight and then either history-rich North Carolina or Rhode Island on Thursday night.
Tipoff between the Rebels (24-10 overall) and the Flyers (23-12) is set for 6 tonight. The game can be seen locally on ESPN2 (Metrocast Channel 34) with Ron Franklin handling the play-by-play and Fran Fraschilla and Bill Raftery handling the color analysis. Tonight’s game can also be heard on 93.7 FM with Eli Savoie and Keith Carter calling the action. (March 30, 2010, Page 8)
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)