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Ole Miss extends contract of Kermit Davis

By Brian Scott Rippee | March 19, 2019

OXFORD, Miss. –  (via Ole Miss Athletics) Exactly one year after being publicly introduced at The Pavilion as the new leader of the Ole Miss men’s basketball program, head coach Kermit Davis has agreed in principle to a new four-year contract. In his first season guiding the Rebels, the SEC Coach of the Year brought Ole … Continue reading “Ole Miss extends contract of Kermit Davis”

Join the SportsTalk Mississippi Bracket Challenge!

By Michael Borkey | March 19, 2019

Want to compete against Cross, Borkey, Rippee and Hadad? Here’s your chance. Enter the STM bracket challenge for your chance to win an Amazon Eco and a SuperTalk prizepack.  Here’s the link to our group, and follow the steps to enter your bracket: http://fantasy.espn.com/tournament-challenge-bracket/2019/en/group?groupID=3233221

Borkey Show: The worst ending to a game in sports history

By Michael Borkey | March 19, 2019

It’s the podcast version of the Jordan Flu Game – While fighting through an illness, I take a look at the worst ending to a basketball game I’ve ever seen, which happened Saturday night Also on the show, why a viral fight video is a reminder of the worst of sports media

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Women Get The Seed They Deserved

By Brian Hadad | March 18, 2019

There may never have been as much parity in women’s college basketball as there is this season, with there being at least seven realistic contenders for the national championship. Mississippi State is very much in that elite group, and on Monday, the NCAA Tournament committee rewarded the Bulldogs with a well deserved number one seed. … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Women Get The Seed They Deserved”

Southern Miss baseball gets CUSA play started with a sweep over LaTech

By Michael Borkey | March 18, 2019

Southern Miss got conference play rolling with a huge sweep over the Bulldogs of Louisiana Tech. Scott Berry joined STM to recap the big weekend

Borkey Show: Ole Miss/MSU both make NCAA Tournament for first time since 2002

By Michael Borkey | March 18, 2019

Today’s show is our first reaction to Sundays bracket reveal. Ole Miss/MSU make NCAA tournament for the first time since 2002. Our first look at their matchups. A shoutout to CBS. 5 gambling facts. And couple upset and Final Four picks

Survey: March Madness boosts employee morale

By Dawn Dugle | March 18, 2019

Have you filled out your bracket yet? More than 70 million Americans are expected to fill out a bracket for the NCAA Tournament, competing for money or just bragging rights with friends and co-workers. But is filling out a bracket and following the “March Madness” bad for business? It can actually boost employee morale, according … Continue reading “Survey: March Madness boosts employee morale”

Rebel Report: Ole Miss is going to the NCAA Tournament

By Brian Scott Rippee | March 17, 2019

Brian Scott Rippee and Collin Brister discuss Ole Miss returning to the NCAA Tournament, their favorite round of 64 match ups, answer some Twitter questions and more    

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Makes Its Return to the NCAA Tournament

By Brian Hadad | March 17, 2019

It’s been nearly a decade since Mississippi State punched a ticket to the Big Dance, a drought that came to an end on Sunday, as the Bulldogs were once again part of the field of 64. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at the first weekend, plus a huge series win for the … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Makes Its Return to the NCAA Tournament”

Ole Miss defied odds en route to earning NCAA Tournament berth

By Brian Scott Rippee | March 17, 2019

Just 363 days ago, Kermit Davis walked into the team meeting room at the Tuohy Center at his new job and addressed his team for the first time.  It was a demoralized group that had just lost 13 of its last 14 games. Andy Kennedy was relived of his duties, substantial roster attrition was anticipated … Continue reading “Ole Miss defied odds en route to earning NCAA Tournament berth”