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Ole Miss’ loss to Oklahoma a somber final chapter in overwhelmingly successful season

By Brian Scott Rippee | March 22, 2019

It was an ugly flameout to a season that should largely be considered a success. The 208-19 Ole Miss Rebels undoubtedly overachieved, but wrote a somber final chapter in a 95-72 loss to Oklahoma that highlighted the team’s most fatal flaws.  The overarching concern for the Rebels heading into the season was its fragile frontline. … Continue reading “Ole Miss’ loss to Oklahoma a somber final chapter in overwhelmingly successful season”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Return to the NCAA Tournament is Finally Here

By Brian Hadad | March 21, 2019

It’s hard to believe that Mississippi State will take the court tomorrow a full ten years away from its last appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Can the Bulldogs survive and advance, or will it be a short lived trip to San Jose? Brian Hadad previews all things men’s basketball, then turns it over to Joel … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Return to the NCAA Tournament is Finally Here”

WATCH: Mississippi State Hits the Court in San Jose For Tomorrow’s NCAA Tournament Game

By Brian Hadad | March 21, 2019

Mississippi State took to the practice court today about 24 hours before they’ll go for real in the NCAA Tournament. Here’s video from today’s shootaround. Practice time at the SAP Center, Bulldogs at shootaround. pic.twitter.com/TSjoh67AF5 — SportsTalk Mississippi (@SportsTalkMiss) March 21, 2019 Reggie Perry from deep. @_R1bang_ pic.twitter.com/JhszWnzzDv — SportsTalk Mississippi (@SportsTalkMiss) March 21, 2019 … Continue reading “WATCH: Mississippi State Hits the Court in San Jose For Tomorrow’s NCAA Tournament Game”

WATCH: Mississippi State Prepares for a New Experience at the NCAA Tournament

By Brian Hadad | March 21, 2019

How do you lead when you have never been that way before? That’s the question I wanted answered from Mississippi State’s players as they prepare for the school’s first NCAA Tournament berth in a decade. Their answer was pretty simple, we’ll keep doing the same things we’ve been doing all season long. You can hear … Continue reading “WATCH: Mississippi State Prepares for a New Experience at the NCAA Tournament”

Taking a break from the NCAA Tournament to talk a little college football

By Michael Borkey | March 21, 2019

All eyes are on hoops, but we value content diversity at STM, so welcomed Steven Godfrey of SB Nation on the show for some needed football talk

Notebook: Williamson recalls playing with Shuler, Rebels’ post matchups with OU and experience

By Brian Scott Rippee | March 21, 2019

Shuler an irreplaceable cog: It has been written about at length throughout the season, but Ole Miss’ most invaluable piece has been Devontae Shuler’s transition to point guard. It has freed up Breein Tyree to play on the wing and the dynamic of Ole Miss’ offense changed drastically because of it. “Even from his freshman year, when … Continue reading “Notebook: Williamson recalls playing with Shuler, Rebels’ post matchups with OU and experience”

WATCH: Ole Miss NCAA Tournament Shoot Around

By Will East | March 21, 2019

No. 8 seed Ole Miss had a chance to hit the court at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, South Carolina today before their NCAA Tournament matchup against No. 9 seed Oklahoma tomorrow at 11:40 a.m.      

Bruce Stevens a critical factor against Oklahoma’s undersized forwards

By Brian Scott Rippee | March 21, 2019

COLUMBIA — Ole Miss went through practice at Colonial Life Arena on Thursday, less than 24 hours away from taking an unlikely stage in the Round of 64 of the NCAA Tournament against Oklahoma. The Rebels weren’t supposed to be here, picked last in the SEC coming into the year. They likely may not be here … Continue reading “Bruce Stevens a critical factor against Oklahoma’s undersized forwards”

Borkey Show: Has the FBI investigation “tainted” this year’s NCAA Tournament?

By Michael Borkey | March 21, 2019

Happy March Madness opening day! Has the overhanging FBI cloud in college basketball changed the way you look at this year’s tournament? We don’t think so. Also on the show, Ole Miss baseball makes history and the Saints are close to signing Jared Cook Like what you hear? Here’s how to subscribe on iTunes: https://t.co/ybZlCk91GJ

Rebel Report: March Madness is upon us

By Brian Scott Rippee | March 21, 2019

On the ground in Columbia, Brian Scott Rippee and Collin Brister preview Ole Miss’ round of 64 match up with Oklahoma, select the most five likely upsets in the opening round, predict how the SEC will fare and more.   iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/…/podca…/rebel-report/id1453233713… Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3IK4s3nSs82STAcNFerjxX…