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)
DELAND, Fla. — Preston Overbey hit a pair of home runs, while Sam Smith anchored another solid outing from the Ole Miss pitching staff Sunday. The combination sparked an 8-2 win over Stetson, garnering a sweep to open the 2014 season for the Rebels, who defeated Stetson 7-0 Friday night and 11-1 Saturday. (February 17, 2014, Page 6)
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Ole Miss junior Sam Kendricks smashed his own school record with one of the best indoor pole vaults in NCAA history at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational Friday night. (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)
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Jennifer O’Neill scored 27 points as No. 18 Kentucky trounced Ole Miss 108-78 on Thursday. (February 14, 2014, Page 7A)
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)
ATHENS, Ga. — Ole Miss point guard Valencia McFarland recorded her 1,500th career point, but it came in an 84-63 road loss for the women to Georgia on Sunday at Stegeman Arena. (February 10, 2014, Page 6)