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A week of opportunity and challenge begins for Ole Miss against Auburn

By Brian Scott Rippee | January 8, 2019

Ole Miss is going to get a taste of how difficult the SEC with a two-game slate against top 15 teams this week, beginning with10th-ranked Auburn on Wednesday and then a road game at 14th-ranked Mississippi State on Saturday. Wednesday night’s game against the Tigers is an interesting opportunity for this team in a couple … Continue reading “A week of opportunity and challenge begins for Ole Miss against Auburn”

Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Start SEC Play on the Right Foot Against South Carolina?

By Brian Hadad | January 8, 2019

Mississippi State enters SEC play Tuesday night with their highest ranking in 14 years. Can the Bulldogs continue their winning ways against a South Carolina team coming off an upset win in the opening weekend? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman break down the opener, plus ask the question, is Dak Prescott a CFB Hall of … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Start SEC Play on the Right Foot Against South Carolina?”

WATCH: Kermit Davis, Blake Hinson discuss Auburn and the week ahead for Ole Miss

By Brian Scott Rippee | January 7, 2019

Ole Miss will learn a lot about itself this week as it hosts 12th-ranked Auburn on Wednesday before traveling to Starkville to face 14th-ranked Mississippi State. Kermit Davis and freshman Blake Hinson discuss the win over Vanderbilt and the week ahead for this team.

Thunder & Lightning: What Did the First Weekend of SEC Basketball Mean for Mississippi State’s Women and Men?

By Brian Hadad | January 6, 2019

Mississippi State’s women began its defense of the SEC Championship with two wins in two games, while the men sat out the opening weekend of conference play. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look at the results and what that means for the Bulldogs as hoops season begins to heat up.

Mississippi State Wins Ugly in 86-71 Victory Over Kentucky

By Brian Hadad | January 6, 2019

Mississippi State started SEC play with a relatively easy win on Thursday night against Arkansas. Sunday’s win came a lot of tougher, as Kentucky clawed and scratched like the wildcats on their warmups before finally dropping an 86-71 decision. In a game that featured nearly as many turnovers (46 combined) as made shots (56 combined), … Continue reading “Mississippi State Wins Ugly in 86-71 Victory Over Kentucky”

A Day After: Three observations from Ole Miss’ road win at Vanderbilt

By Brian Scott Rippee | January 6, 2019

Ole Miss secured a huge, quadrant-one road win in its conference opener at Vanderbilt on Saturday night, downing the Commodores, 81-71, behind 31 points from junior guard Breein Tyree.  The win was significant for a number of reasons for Kermit Davis’ team that has been the surprise of the SEC to this point. But above … Continue reading “A Day After: Three observations from Ole Miss’ road win at Vanderbilt”

Tyree goes for 31 as Ole Miss earns 81-71 win at Vanderbilt in SEC Opener

By Brian Scott Rippee | January 6, 2019

Breein Tyree was asked earlier this week about the spike in his offensive production this season. He entered Saturday leading the Rebels in scoring at 18.4 points per game, a crown most thought would be worn by All-SEC guard Terence Davis at this juncture. “It’s about time, honestly,” Tyree responded.  The junior guard poured in … Continue reading “Tyree goes for 31 as Ole Miss earns 81-71 win at Vanderbilt in SEC Opener”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s 2018 Disappoinments Don’t Have To Continue in 2019

By Brian Hadad | January 3, 2019

Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman agree, there’s no getting around the fact that Mississippi State’s 2018 season was a disappointment. But as they explain, that doesn’t mean 2019 has to follow that same path. The guys discuss that, women’s basketball getting off to a great start in SEC play, Dak Prescott’s playoff chances, and say … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s 2018 Disappoinments Don’t Have To Continue in 2019”

Ole Miss Hoops notes: Franco Miller update and what to expect from Vanderbilt

By Brian Scott Rippee | January 3, 2019

A 10-2 mark in non-conference play has brought increased intrigue to this Ole Miss team as it begins its SEC season on Saturday in Nashville against Vanderbilt. There are still plenty of questions surrounding this group. What is to be made of this fast start and will it translate to success in a deep SEC? … Continue reading “Ole Miss Hoops notes: Franco Miller update and what to expect from Vanderbilt”

Kermit Davis, Terence Davis ready for Rebels’ journey through SEC schedule

By Brian Scott Rippee | January 2, 2019

Ole Miss head coach Kermit Davis had a distinct message for senior Terence Davis while the team was away for Christmas break. The two were texting over the holidays and exchanging pleasantries when Kermit Davis offered a bold prediction for his All-SEC guard.  “I said ‘TD, you are about to have the best three months … Continue reading “Kermit Davis, Terence Davis ready for Rebels’ journey through SEC schedule”