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Rebel Report: A must-win game for Ole Miss Basketball and a Tulane series preview

By Brian Scott Rippee | February 22, 2019

Rippee and Collin discuss Ole Miss Baseball’s win over Arkansas State, what to look for this weekend at Tulane with a different rotation and an important home game for Rebel basketball against Georgia. Some Zion Williamson injury talk as well  

Borkey Show: Should Zion Williamson stay at Duke or should he sit and get healthy for the draft?

By Michael Borkey | February 22, 2019

On the Friday edition of The Borkey Show: Either decision Zion Williamson makes will be just fine – the NBA proposes a lower draft age – Lebron James to star in Space Jam 2 – Mississippi State and Southern Miss baseball this weekend

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Prepares for a Monster Early Season Challenge Against USM

By Brian Hadad | February 22, 2019

SEC baseball is still a few weeks away, but there will be that kind of feeling at Dudy Noble Field this weekend, as Mississippi State welcomes Southern Mississippi for what looks to be a huge early season encounter. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman preview the three game set and Mississippi State’s big men’s basketball game … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Prepares for a Monster Early Season Challenge Against USM”

Borkey Show: Zion Williamson’s injury exposes broken system in college basketball

By Michael Borkey | February 21, 2019

Duke’s Zion Williamson, the future #1 overall pick in the upcoming NBA Draft, was injured last night thanks to a busted Nike shoe and it could have come with heavy implications.  In today’s episode, we argue that this exposes a serious issue with college basketball, and explores the only option to fix it. Also on … Continue reading “Borkey Show: Zion Williamson’s injury exposes broken system in college basketball”

Thunder & Lightning: Two Different Mississippi State Teams Escape With Hard Fought Victories

By Brian Hadad | February 20, 2019

They certainly didn’t come by the wins in the same fashion, but both Mississippi State baseball and men’s basketball won in the most narrow of margins Wednesday night. Brian Hadad takes a look at both games, and looks ahead to tonight’s rivalry showdown between Mississippi State and Ole Miss in Oxford.

Ole Miss offense lifts slow start on the mound in 15-3 win over Arkansas State

By Brian Scott Rippee | February 20, 2019

The beginning of Gunnar Hoglund’s collegiate debut didn’t go as scripted, but the freshman righty recovered after a tough first inning and did some good things in Ole Miss’ 15-3 win over Arkansas State on Wednesday. Hoglund threw two innings, gave up three runs on four hits with three strikeouts and a walk. His velocity … Continue reading “Ole Miss offense lifts slow start on the mound in 15-3 win over Arkansas State”

Mississippi State’s Jake Mangum Delivers Again in 3-2 Comeback Victory

By Brian Hadad | February 20, 2019

Winners are winners, so they say, so you knew that when Jake Mangum was at the plate in the seventh inning with Mississippi State trailing UAB 2-1, runners at second and third with two outs, that the Bulldog All-American was going to deliver. Deliver he did, with a two RBI single putting the Bulldogs into … Continue reading “Mississippi State’s Jake Mangum Delivers Again in 3-2 Comeback Victory”

Rebel Report: Ole Miss loses at South Carolina, baseball midweek vs Arkansas State and Manny Machado signing

By Brian Scott Rippee | February 20, 2019

With Collin out, Rippee breaks down Ole Miss’ loss at South Carolina, baseball  midweek against Arkansas State and Manny Machado signing with the Padres.  

Borkey Show: Ole Miss loses sloppy game at USC – Manny Machado – and Tony Romo on the PGA Tour?

By Michael Borkey | February 20, 2019

On the Wednesday edition of The Borkey Show – We breakdown Ole Miss’ loss to South Carolina, how it happened, and what it means moving forward. We also discuss why the Manny Machado deal is good for professional baseball and why Tony Romo doesn’t belong in a PGA Tour event.

Four-game winning streak snapped as Ole Miss loses at South Carolina

By Brian Scott Rippee | February 19, 2019

Ole Miss hung around for a while through a barrage of three-point shooting and foul trouble against South Carolina on Tuesday night, but sputtered in the final six minutes of the game en route to a 79-64 loss. What is there to make of this game? Well, let’s look inside to start. South Carolina was … Continue reading “Four-game winning streak snapped as Ole Miss loses at South Carolina”