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)
The Ole Miss women’s basketball team folded under pressure on Thursday night.
Clinging to an eight-point halftime lead, the Lady Rebels surrendered 21 points off of 18 second-half turnovers en route to a 74-68 loss to No. 17 Kentucky at the C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (January 28, 2011, Page 7A)
No. 17 Kentucky’s pressure defense paid off as the Wildcats scored 21 points off of 18 second-half turnovers en route to a 74-68 come-from-behind victory at Ole Miss on Thursday night. (more…) (January 27, 2011)
Fresh off of upsetting a ranked Arkansas team on the road, the Ole Miss Lady Rebels will look to do it again tonight when they host No. 17 Kentucky at 8:05 p.m. The game will be televised on SportSouth.
For Ole Miss, the win on Sunday was big. (January 27, 2011, Page 6)
Ole Miss’ 2-1 overtime win on Thursday’s Senior Night could not have been scripted any better.
With postseason aspirations still hanging in the balance, it seemed only fitting that the Lady Rebels’ lone senior, Taylor Cunningham, would score the golden goal in overtime that lifted Ole Miss past Kentucky and kept their post-season hopes alive.
Tied at 1-1 with the first overtime period winding down, Ole Miss midfielder Dylan Jordan put a crossing pass just in front of the Kentucky net from the left flank.
After the ball was kicked around a bit by Ole Miss’ Erin Emerson and a Kentucky defender in the box, Cunningham was able to swoop in from the right side and bury the loose ball past keeper Sydney Hiance. (October 22, 2010, Page 6A)
Two weeks after turnovers and general miscues cost Ole Miss in its Southeastern Conference opener against Vanderbilt, it was turnovers by Kentucky that ultimately propelled the Rebels past the Wildcats on Saturday afternoon at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Three turnovers by UK directly led to 21 points for Ole Miss and proved to be the deciding factor in a 42-35 win in front of a crowd of 55,344 and a regional television audience. Instead of seeing another team return an interception for a score or scoop a fumble up deep in their own territory, it was the Rebels (3-2 overall, 1-1 in the SEC) who played the part of ungracious hosts to the Wildcats (3-2, 0-2). (October 4, 2010, Page 1B)
Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt was visibly more enthusiastic about the way his Rebels played their second Southeastern Conference game Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Two weeks after watching his team give away a win to Vanderbilt, Nutt was talking about the importance of causing turnovers to the tune of 21 points in a 42-35 win over Kentucky. (more…) (October 4, 2010, Page 1B)
A bye week couldn’t be coming at a better time for the Ole Miss Rebels. A season already filled with injuries to key players got worse for the team in Saturday’s 42-35 win over Kentucky. The Rebels lost three members of the defensive secondary to concussions, while center A.J. Hawkins left the game late with an undisclosed ailment.
For Ole Miss defensive coordinator Tyrone Nix, the bye week allows him to rest some players and get some back into the lineup. Those that can’t return, will be replaced by younger players who will see more reps in practice this week. (October 4, 2010, Page 2B)
OXFORD TOWN – Never at a loss for words, Oxford Town sports columnist Steven Godfrey let’s the world know that he was justified in begging Rebel fans to hang on one more week. Last week, the Rebels delivered and this week, SEC action continues in Oxford as the Kentucky Wildcats roar into town. Is Saturday’s game a “must win?” You bet it is. But, Godfrey’s take on the situation is that the rest of the season we’ll be shifting into “must endure” mode as the schedule toughens. On Page 10 in this week’s edition of Oxford Town, Godfrey lays all the cards on the table. (September 30, 2010, Page 10)