SEC coaches honor Holloway, Buckner

Ole Miss opens tonight against Mississippi Valley,  following the women’s game, which begins at 5:30.  Basketball Begins

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Ole Miss seniors Reginald Buckner and Murphy Holloway were both named to the ninth annual coaches’ preseason All-SEC team the league office announced on Friday. Both Buckner and Holloway were second-team selections.

Buckner, a 6-9 forward from Memphis, Tenn., enters his senior season with the Ole Miss career record of 228 blocked shots, which ranks sixteenth in SEC history. He is the leader among returning SEC players in career blocks and ranks second in rebounds (609) and third in double-doubles (eight).

Holloway, a 6-7 forward from Irmo, S.C., is the active SEC leader in career rebounds, double-doubles and steals. He enters his senior season ranked ninth in school history with 743 career rebounds, eighth with 25 double-doubles, ninth with 136 steals and seventh with a .538 field-goal percentage.

Denham Springs, La., native, Mississippian since 1989 with a stop in Meridian before arriving in Tupelo. Daily Journal beat writer since 1996, covering Ole Miss since 2002. Proud Northeast Louisiana alum. Follow me on Twitter @parrishalford and listen to John Davis and myself daily with The Ole Miss Beat on Rebel Sports Radio.

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  • JB32536

    Perhaps this could be the season for Rebel basketball and coach Kennedy. I was never much of a basketball fan, even tho it got me over to Northwest Miss Jr. College as a try out. My interest was elsewhere. Ole Miss in that day was Cob Jarvis and gang. I do remember seeing some well know basket players come to Oxford from LSU Tenn, Ga, Fla,…. Kentucky never…. Rebel football was king at Ole Miss in those days, but now I do believe that Coach Freeze is bring football back to fame, or at least I hope so.


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