By Parrish Alford Daily Journal JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Not a lot of things went right for Ole Miss against Xavier on Thursday afternoon, but the technical foul against Xavier center Matt Stainbrook did go according to plan. The technical occurred under the Musketeers’ basket after Stainbrook scored with an offensive rebound. The jawing began much […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – Just before the clock struck midnight, Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco let his team out of the huddle. It was late, and there wasn’t much more he could say after a 14-inning marathon game that went in the Rebels’ favor. He was proud, that much was clear. He […]

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The Indianapolis Colts have signed undrafted free agent tackle Demarco Cox, a former basketball player at Ole Miss. The 6-foot-8 Cox played four years of basketball for the Rebels before transferring to Georgia Tech. He started all but one game for the Yellow Jackets and was the team’s third-leading scorer (8.8 points […]

Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy watches his team practice on Wednesday afternoon. The Rebels didn't arrive in Jacksonville until after 4 a.m. after playing late Tuesday. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The fight was different things for different people. The plane was dark. Some Ole Miss players talked, some slept, some listened to music. Sebastian Saiz watched tape of the Rebels’ second-round NCAA tournament opponent. Ole Miss and Xavier will tip off today at 3:10 p.m. at Veterans […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Dayton, Ohio is not where coaches hope to start their NCAA tournament journey from a seeding standpoint, but there’s a positive to having won a game in the event and proceeding with energy, Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy said. And as a fan of college basketball Kennedy […]

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Ole Miss celebrated senior day a couple of weeks ago in the unusual fashion of having two in the five-member group who were completing both their first and last seasons. In search of immediate help in some spots, Rebels coach Andy Kennedy took advantage of an NCAA rule that allows athletes who have […]

Staff report OXFORD – Kelsey Briggs scored 19 points as Ole Miss won its WNIT opener on Wednesday night, 80-70 over UT Martin. Briggs connected on 7 of 10 field goal attempts to lead the Rebels (18-13), who will advance to play tonight’s Elon-Georgia Tech winner at a site to be determined. Rebels guard Erica […]

School reports OXFORD – Ole Miss scored three runs in the ninth to rally from a two-run deficit and defeat the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff in walk-off fashion, 7-6, Wednesday afternoon. “Maybe we learned something from the basketball team,” said coach Mike Bianco. Freshman Tate Blackman drove in the game-winning hit as part of a […]

JACKSON Twenty years ago, Mike Slive introduced himself to me as “a recovering lawyer.” I laughed, and Slive said, “No, really, I am.” Slive, who has guided the SEC to unprecedented heights as the league’s commissioner, has recovered quite well. He will retire July 31. Two decades ago, Slive had just been named the first […]