COLUMN: KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Regardless of what happens today in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, the Marshall Henderson experience has paid off for the Ole Miss Rebels. Don’t believe me? Well, the media covering this weekend’s Kansas City Regional couldn’t wait to quote Henderson, Ole Miss’ leading scorer, when the locker room opened prior to Thursday’s practice session at the Sprint Center. (more…) (March 22, 2013, Page 6A)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — All week long the focus heading into today’s second round NCAA Tournament matchup between the Ole Miss Rebels and the Wisconsin Badgers has revolved around style of play. The 23-11 Badgers, who are seeded fifth in the West Region, have been labeled as defensive and boring. (more…) (March 22, 2013, Page 6A)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ole Miss got some great news on the injury front Thursday when sophomore point guard Jarvis Summers said he was cleared medically and is able to play again. Summers suffered a mild concussion in last week’s Southeastern Conference Tournament. He went down early in the second half of the Rebels’ matchup with Missouri and didn’t play the final two games. (more…) (March 22, 2013, Page 6A)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As Ole Miss gets set to play the Wisconsin Badgers in the second round of the NCAA Tournament today, three of the biggest reasons the Rebels have a chance to advance reside in the play of their seniors. (more…) (March 22, 2013, Page 6A)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In less than 24 hours, the Ole Miss Rebels will play in their first NCAA Tournament game since 2002. How Ole Miss got to the Sprint Center to as the No. 12 seed to play No. 5 Wisconsin in the Kansas City Regional has been well documented. The Rebels won three straight games in last week’s Southeastern Conference Tournament, their first title since 1981, and now look to improve a late-season run by knocking off the Badgers and whoever else may await in the third round on Sunday. (more…) (March 21, 2013, Page 7)
Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy said the No. 12 seed Rebels and the fifth-seeded Badgers, led by Big Ten Coach of the Year Bo Ryan, are as different as night is to day.
Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema announced Saturday that Mike Markuson has been hired and will coach the Badgers’ offensive line. Markuson has spent the last 14 years in the SEC, coaching the offensive lines at Arkansas and Ole Miss. (more…) (January 23, 2012, Page 3B)