In its final tuneup before league play, the Ole Miss men’s basketball team hit on all cylinders against Fordham on Friday night with a 95-68 win at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. Led by Marshall Henderson’s game-high 21 points, the Rebels had five players finish scoring in double figures to lead a balanced offensive attack, including 16 points from freshman guard Derrick Millinghaus off the bench. (January 7, 2013, Page 4B)
Coach andy Kennedy’s Ole Miss men’s basketball team, coming off a 3-1 trip to California and Hawaii, will close out the pre-Southeastern Conference portion of its schedule tonight when it hosts Fordham. (January 4, 2013, Page 8A)
HONOLULU (AP) — It took Ole Miss most of the game to put things together, but when the Rebels did, they took over the game quickly.
Murphy Holloway scored 18 points and Ole Miss pulled away from a tie game in the final minutes to defeat Hawaii 81-66 in the fifth-place game of the Diamond Head Classic on Tuesday.
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HONOLULU (AP) — Two days before Christmas, there were no presents to be found for Andy Kennedy’s Ole Miss team.
Instead, Ole Miss took to a consolation game of the Diamond Head Classic Sunday and came away with a hard-fought 85-78 win over San Francisco that was anything but gift-wrapped. (more…) (December 24, 2012, Page 10)
Marshall Henderson scored 18 points and Ole Miss held on to beat Loyola Marymount 73-70 Wednesday night. (December 20, 2012, Page 6)
The most challenging portion of Ole Miss’ basketball schedule to date begins tonight against the Loyola Marymount Lions in Los Angeles. The Rebels (7-1 overall) will be on the road through Christmas as they take on LMU (5-4) and then head further west to Hawaii to play three games in the annual Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu. (December 19, 2012, Page 8)
Friday afternoon’s matchup with Lipscomb at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum will be another opportunity for some players to showcase their abilities to coach Andy Kennedy, who is trying hard to figure out a consistent rotation before the team is off for a week prior to a home meeting with Rutgers in the Big East/SEC Challenge. (November 22, 2012, Page 8A)
Andy Kennedy’s goal of signing two forwards and an athletic wing for the upcoming class got closer to becoming a reality Monday. Kennedy picked up his third verbal pledge for the 2012-13 class when Janari Joessar picked the Rebels after a weekend visit to Oxford. (November 13, 2012, Page 6)
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)