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SEC Basketball

No billion dollar tourney, but a good one

Editor Don Whitten admits his billion dollar bracket for the NCAA Tournament didn’t last very long, but he offers several comments and opinions on the first two weeks of the tourney, including a look at the SEC, familiar foes, last-minute strategy and possible rules changes. (April 2, 2014, Page 4)

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    Roundball Rebs’ schedule set for 2013-14

    With the Southeastern Conference finalizing its schedule for the upcoming season, SEC schools, including Ole Miss, were able to release their 2013-14 men’s basketball schedules. Dates and TV appearances are set for the Rebels, who are the defending SEC Tournament champions. (August 21, 2013, Page 8)

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      Rebels hosting No. 10 Missouri

      First place in the early portion of the Southeastern Conference men’s basketball season will be on the line Saturday night when Ole Miss hosts 10th-ranked Missouri. (January 11, 2013, Page 6A)

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        Rebs close non-SEC play with Fordham

        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)

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          Ole Miss women drop SEC hoops opener

          The Ole Miss women battled back from a 10-point halftime deficit before eventually losing in the final minutes, 84-79, at LSU in the Southeastern Conference basketball opener for both teams. (January 4, 2013, Page 8A)

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            Lady Rebels open SEC play at LSU

            The Ole Miss Lady Rebels will continue an up-and-down season tonight when they travel to Baton Rouge, La., to take on LSU in their Southeastern Conference season-opener. (January 3, 2013, Page 7)

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              Rebels crack under pressure from Vanderbilt

              With all the ice thrown on the floor during Vanderbilt’s 102-76 win over Ole Miss at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum Thursday night — the game had to be stopped twice due to cups being thrown from the student section — some should have been tossed on a couple of Rebels to help them chill out. (February 17, 2012, Page 6A)

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                March madness – even with three more teams

                Increasing the field for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championships from 65 to 68 teams made the job of picking the teams much easier for the selection committee, right? Not so, says chairman Gene Smith. Editor Don Whitten, whoenjoyed a bit of “bracketology” during his years covering sports, agrees as he takes a look at the possibilities with the larger field. (February 21, 2011, Page 4)

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                  Sportswriter’s logic, fan’s lament

                  AP PHOTO/MARK HUMPHREYTHE GODFREY SHOW — Oxford Town columnist Steven Godfrey lays it all out on the table as he ushers out the disappointing 2009-10 Rebel basketball season and welcomes in Rebel baseball and spring football. What happened? Without a doubt you’ll know exactly where this outspoken sportswriter stands on the issue of the Rebels’ collapse down the stretch which ultimately caused them to miss the Big Dance yet again. (March 18, 2010, Page 6)

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