Four Ole Miss teams have been recognized among the elite academic programs in the country in their sport with the NCAA’s announcement of the public recognition awards on Thursday. The Ole Miss men’s basketball, women’s basketball, softball and women’s golf programs received the prestigious honor for their latest Academic Progress Rates (APR). (more…) (June 15, 2012, Page 6A)
BLOG: Ole Miss men’s basketball coach Andy Kennedy has a new contract thanks to recently hired athletics director Ross Bjork. Bjork released a statement about some of the details surrounding Kennedy’s extension. (more…) (April 11, 2012)
Ole Miss men’s basketball coach Andy Kennedy issued a statement to the media Sunday afternoon stating that reports saying he was offered the head coaching position at UAB were false. (more…) (March 25, 2012)
Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy didn’t have to look at the stat sheet after Wednesday night’s game to know that Illinois State had just shot the lights out from floor and behind the 3-point arc. About the only thing Kennedy was unsure about was whether the 17 3-pointers the Redbirds made was C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum record or not.
Unfortunately for Kennedy and the Rebels, the 17 makes were a new arena record, for any team, and the end result of the hot-shooting night for the Redbirds was a 96-93 overtime loss for the Rebels in the first round of the Men’s National Invitation Tournament. (March 15, 2012, Page 6)
BLOG — Ole Miss’ inspired run through the Southeastern Conference Tournament in the New Orleans Arena came to an tough end for the Rebels as they lost 65-53 to Vanderbilt Saturday afternoon. (more…) (March 10, 2012)
BLOG: NEW ORLEANS — Ole Miss’ grind-it-out style of winning games has never looked so good. Needing a win to keep their goal of making the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2002 alive, the Rebels knocked off Tennessee 77-72 in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament Friday night. (more…) (March 10, 2012)
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 — Ole Miss’ second meeting with LSU was much like the first in Baton Rouge, La., other than it was the Rebels who posted a one-sided victory instead of the Tigers. (more…) (February 25, 2012)
Ole Miss’ final stretch of games in the Southeastern Conference begins tonight in Knoxville, Tenn.
Recently, Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy was asked how he keeps his team motivated moving forward despite having worked its way out of the NCAA Tournament discussion. (February 22, 2012, Page 6)
BLOG — Ole Miss freshman forward Jelan Kendrick has issued a statement apologizing for the verbal confrontation he had with teammate Reginald Buckner following Thursday night’s loss to Vanderbilt at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (more…) (February 17, 2012)