Ole Miss is stuck in a rut, and considering the opponent next up on the schedule, it’s not going to be easy for the Rebels to come out of it. (February 21, 2014, Page 6A)
It’s no secret that Ole Miss’ frontcourt play has been lacking for most of the season. Going up against a future first-round NBA Draft pick in Kentucky freshman Julius Randle did nothing to make it better. (February 19, 2014, Page 6)
BLOG — Jarvis Summers scored 22 points, Anthony Perez had 21 points and Marshall Henderson added 18, but Ole Miss had no answer for Kentucky’s inside presence in an 84-70 loss at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum Tuesday night, missing out on a golden opportunity to enhance its resume for the NCAA Tournament. (more…) (February 19, 2014)
Ole Miss’ NCAA Tournament hopes aren’t dead yet, but they’re on life support. (February 18, 2014, Page 8)
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Senior Marshall Henderson scored 24 points, but Ole Miss dropped a Southeastern Conference road battle at Georgia 61-60 on Saturday. (February 17, 2014, Page 6)
The Ole Miss men’s basketball team did all the classic things that add up to losses in both of its games last week. (February 17, 2014, Page 6)
Ole Miss didn’t do its NCAA Tournament hopes any favors with its loss at Alabama on Tuesday, putting a second sub-100 RPI setback on its postseason resume. (February 14, 2014, Page 6A)
By Davis Potter
Assistant Sports Editor
Alabama and Georgia are both looking up at Ole Miss in the Southeastern Conference standings. That makes this week just as important as any chance to notch more high-profile wins later in the season for the Rebels. (more…) (February 11, 2014, Page 8)
By Steve Vasallo
Johnny Neumann brought a new dimension to Ole Miss basketball in 1970 that had never been present prior and one we have not seen since. A high school All American from Memphis Overton, Neumann was the top recruited player in the nation during his senior year. Following his freshman year at Ole Miss (in the 70’s freshmen had their own separate program), Neumann led college basketball in scoring with a 40 points-per-game average.
Today, he has returned to Ole Miss to complete the requirements for his degree in sports journalism. I met with him recently and reflected back on his “two years of glory” with the Ole Miss basketball team.
Ole Miss spent the first half building a double-digit lead and a wave of momentum against Missouri. The Rebels used the second half to hold on. (February 10, 2014, Page 6)