Gator trap: Summers’ late heroics lift Rebels at home

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – When Stefan Moody was out of miracles, Ole Miss got wide-spread contributions then leaned on...

Ole Miss forward Anthony Perez scored six points off the bench after only playing in one previous SEC game this season. (AP Photo/The Daily Mississippian, Thomas Graning)

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Anthony Perez twice scored 20-plus points in SEC games last year. This season he’d all but drifted off the reservation. The junior from Venezuela had appeared in only one SEC game this season when he was put into the action Saturday and responded with six points, five rebounds […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Things were going Mississippi State’s way leading Georgia by eight points by the first media timeout on Saturday. But that’s just when J.J. Frazier began to heat up. Georgia’s sophomore guard went off for 37 points including 7-of-7 from 3-point range to hand the visiting Bulldogs their fourth […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State honored one of basketball’s all-time greats Bailey Howell on Saturday. During the final media timeout of the first half, university president Mark Keenum officially renamed Coliseum Drive as Bailey Howell Drive in honor of the Hall of Famer. Howell was a two-time All-American for the Maroons, […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal NEW ALBANY – Fresh off Friday’s program-defining win against No. 2 Oxford, fifth-ranked Saltillo didn’t want its ship to sink against Ingomar in Saturday’s Kiwanis Hotbed Classic. Ingomar just wanted a chance to sink the Tigers with its top scorer. Neither happened in Saltillo’s 61-46 win at Memorial Gym. “If […]

Daily Journal reports Oxford 85, Provine 77: No. 2 Oxford survived a late push and defeated Provine 85-77 on Saturday night in the Hotbed Classic. A night after losing at Saltillo, Oxford placed five players in double figures. MVP Cortez Jones had 22, Jarkel Joiner and Josh Gibbs 15 apiece, Shelby McEwen with 13 and […]

By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – Starkville took control in the second half of the nightcap of the Aberdeen Shootout, coming from behind for a 45-40 win over the host Bulldogs. “We made some adjustments at the half in how we were going to guard them, and we emphasized rebounding at the end,” Starkville […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal ACKERMAN – The current Tupelo Lady Wave basketball team had no real notion of the perpetual hustle that is the Choctaw Central Lady Warriors. The Lady Wave got an eye-full Saturday at the Mid-Mississippi Girls Challenge, and survived to tell the tale, barely claiming a 44-41 victory. “We […]

By John Zenor Associated Press MOBILE, Ala. – Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah rushed for 73 yards and added 40 receiving while leading the North to a 34-13 victory over the South on Saturday in the Senior Bowl. The Cornhuskers’ No. 2 career rusher won MVP honors, and the running backs and defenses came up with the […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – What a difference a week has made for Mississippi State. A week ago the Bulldogs were in the midst of a 16-game SEC regular season losing streak as well as a 22-game road skid. Both have been erased in the last seven days as MSU downed Vanderbilt 57-54 […]