Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning. …

South Carolina coach Frank Martin apologizes for his tirade against Gamecocks player Brenton Williams during the Ole Miss game Saturday. The AP account says Williams had 14 points to lead the Gamecocks. The box score says Williams had a line similar to MSU guard Craig Sword’s against Ole Miss in the second SEC game. Williams was 0-for-10 from the floor, 0-for-6 from 3 but was 9-for-9 at the free throw line for nine points. Sword was 0-f0r-7 from the floor and 15-for-18 from the free throw line.

Martin’s intense personality has gained him a level of celebrity status in college basketball, and South Carolina students wore t-shirts Saturday that said simply “Frank.” …

Ole Miss linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche already has one little brother on the roster. In this Instagram shot he welcomes another. …

Former Mississippi State defensive coordinator Manny Diaz, fired at Texas the week before Ole Miss visited Austin, is back in the game as defensive coordinator at La. Tech.  …

A Tuscaloosa judge is pondering his next move in a lawsuit after Nick Saban’s daughter fought with a one-time friend when both were students at Alabama. Vivid description here including words like slapping, scratching and Boom Boom Mancini …

SI reports that Brent Musberger could be the lead voice for the SEC Network. …

If the extra point is a good time to head to the restroom at the stadium or the fridge at home, well, you might lose that time as the NFL considers a radical change to a play that is deemed automatic. …

Where are your odds better? A half-court short of a perfect March Madness bracket? Well, the bracket pays better, at least this year. …

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.

Posted in Basketball, Football
  • Killer_Beeze

    “Ole Miss linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche already has one little brother on the roster. In this Instagram shot he welcomes another. …”
    PA…I’m not an instagram subscriber so can you tell us WHO Denziel was referring to?
    Brent Musberger as the voice of the SEC? Lord have mercy on us all! That guy literally puts me to sleep. I would much prefer someone more upbeat like Kirk Herbstreit.

    • justblues

      I could care less who “The Voice of the SEC” is because I don’t listen to announcers.

    • CJ Hampton.

  • Killer_Beeze

    PA…I’m not an instagram subscriber so can you tell us WHO Denziel was referring to?


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