GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Early miscues put the No. 11 Ole Miss Rebels in a hole and the offense couldn’t muster much against Florida’s pitchers Sunday at McKethian Stadium. The Gators defeated the Rebels 4-0 Sunday to take the series. Ole Miss dropped to 23-6 overall and 4-5 in the Southeastern Conference, while the Gators improved to 13-16 and 4-5. Ole Miss beat Florida 4-3 on Friday but lost 7-0 on Saturday. (more…) (April 1, 2013, Page 8)
Wednesday’s win was nice from a confidence standpoint for the No. 11 Rebels, but the real test will come this weekend when the Ole Miss baseball team travels to Gainesville, Fla., to face the Florida Gators.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Green may have been the preferred color to wear across the country because of St. Patrick’s Day Sunday, but there was a ton of red in the stands at the end of Southeastern Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament.
The reason? For the first time since 1981, the Ole Miss Rebels are SEC Tournament champions, thanks to a 66-63 win over the No. 13 Florida Gators at the Bridgestone Arena. The Rebels’ prize: Their first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2002 as a No. 12 seed. (more…) (March 18, 2013, Page 1B)
In the stroke of three wild days in Nashville, the embattled Ole Miss basketball coach not only ended speculation that he’d be fired the same season he became the program’s winningest head coach, but that his style of coaching and development couldn’t get the Rebels to the NCAA Tournament. (more…) (March 18, 2013, Page 1B)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Adversity is something the Ole Miss men’s basketball team has had to overcome all year long. From losing front line players DeMarco Cox and Aaron Jones, to losing point guard Jarvis Summers in the Southeastern Conference Tournament, the Rebels dealt with the setbacks and continued to win games in the process. (more…) (March 18, 2013, Page 4B)
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida finally faced a little competition in the Southeastern Conference.
Ole Miss’ lineup and style of play is going to look different Saturday when the No. 16 Rebels hook up with the No. 4 Florida Gators at the O’Connell Center in Gainesville, Fla. The Rebels are now without reserve forward A.J. Jones for the rest of the year and without senior wing Nick Williams for at least Saturday’s game. (more…) (February 1, 2013, Page 8A)
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Ole Miss women’s basketball team posted a high-energy, complete team effort in its 88-81 win over the Florida Lady Gators at the O’Connell Center. It was the first Southeastern Conference win for acting coach Brett Frank. (more…) (January 25, 2013, Page 8A)
Ole Miss’ run on highly rated football prospects continued over the weekend with a verbal pledge from four-star defensive end Elijah Daniel late Sunday night. The 6-foot-3, 260-pound native of Avon, Ind., chose the Rebels over Arizona State, the school he visited this weekend, Mississippi State and Florida, among others. Daniel was also committed to Clemson during the season. (more…) (January 21, 2013, Page 10)
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — Erin Emerson notched her first goal of the season in the 81st minute to pull the Ole Miss Lady Rebels into a tie with top-seeded Florida at the Southestern Conference Tournament on Wednesday night. The tie didn’t turn into a lead for the Lady Rebels, who lost 2-1 to the Lady Gators and were eliminated from the SEC Tournament. Ole Miss fell to 13-9 overall, while Florida improved to 15-4-1. (more…) (November 1, 2012, Page 8)