The No. 23 Ole Miss Rebels will look to get right tonight with the annual Governor’s Cup against Mississippi State at Pearl’s Trustmark Park.
Ole Miss (23-9 overall) is currently riding a five-game losing skid after being swept by No. 2 Vanderbilt and dropping the last two games of a three-game set at Florida.
STARKVILLE — Ole Miss’ goal of winning out in the regular season in the hopes of securing an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament was dealt a severe, if not fatal, blow at the hands of an undermanned Mississippi State team Saturday afternoon. Outplayed and outhustled all game long, the Rebels suffered a shocking 73-67 defeat to the Bulldogs in front of a jubilant crowd of 5,853 at Humphrey Coliseum. (more…) (March 4, 2013, Page 1B)
Ole Miss men’s basketball coach Andy Kennedy got encouraging news on the injury front Thursday afternoon. Less than 24 hours after leaving the Texas A&M game assisted by two trainers, freshman forward Anthony Perez’s feared leg injury turned out to be a Grade 1 sprain to his medial collateral ligament in his knee. (more…) (March 1, 2013, Page 6A)
Maggie McFerrin called Thursday’s result weeks ago.
When talking about the Ole Miss Lady Rebels’ most recent loss at Mississippi State, the senior reserve grumbled that her team hadn’t beaten their in-state rival in six attempts.
VIDEO BLOG: Thursday has been a long time coming for the Ole Miss women’s basketball team. (more…) (February 15, 2013)
It’s not often that a 93-75 win over a team’s biggest rival doesn’t appear as good as the score indicates, but, that was the feel Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy had after Wednesday night’s matchup with Mississippi State at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (more…) (February 7, 2013, Page 9)
This past week was one to forget for the Ole Miss men’s basketball team. Not only did the Rebels lose to both Kentucky and at No. 2 Florida, they lost reserve forward Aaron Jones for the season and senior Nick Williams for an unknown amount of time. Oh yeah, and the Rebels also dropped from No. 16 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll to out on Monday.
Ole Miss (17-4 overall, 6-2 in the Southeastern Conference) will be able to erase the pain of last week with a win over Mississippi State (7-13, 2-6) tonight at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. Tipoff is set for 8 p.m. and the game can be seen locally on CSS.
The Bulldogs are coming off a tough one-point loss to LSU and Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy felt like first-year coach Rick Ray had his team playing a lot better despite some recent setbacks.
STARKVILLE — The Ole Miss women’s basketball team fell at Mississippi State 72-57 Sunday afternoon. Mississippi State led only once in the game until the 16:32 mark of the second half when the Lady Bulldogs took the lead for good. (more…) (January 28, 2013, Page 8)
Saturday, the Ole Miss sophomore receiver gorged himself on Mississippi State’s secondary, hauling in seven receptions for a career-high in yards (173) and touchdowns (three). (November 26, 2012, Page 1B)