Basketball

Ole Miss Men’s Basketball announces home schedule

The Rebels will play 17 regular season games in The Pavilion at Ole Miss, beginning with the season opener Friday, Nov. 8 versus Arkansas State.

Mississippi Valley State names Lindsey Hunter men’s head basketball coach

Ole Miss basketball signs guard Austin Crowley

Holman and Weatherspoon ready for Portsmouth NBA Pre-Draft event

Will Wade reinstated as LSU head basketball coach

Will Wade meets with LSU, NCAA officials

Doc Sadler steps down as Southern Miss head men’s basketball coach

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McCowan named Senior CLASS All-American

Ole Miss extends Yolett McPhee-McCuin’s contract

Southern Miss hires Troy’s Jeremy McClain as new athletic director

McCowan named first team All-American

  Mississippi State falls to Oregon, McCowan speaks out on questionable calls

Oregon reaches 1st women’s Final Four, tops Miss. St. 88-84

Oregon held McCowan to just 5 points in December, but T says things will be different Sunday

The Mississippi State women are back in the Elite Eight for the third straight season. It will be a 1-2 matchup in the NCAA Portland Regional Finals Sunday with MSU and Oregon, and it’s the rematch so many were rooting for. The Bulldogs have only lost two games all season, one of those losses was to

Teaira McCowan makes NCAA Tournament history

Mississippi State beat Arizona State 76-53 in the NCAA Portland Regional Semifinals and will face the winner of the Oregon / South Dakota State game.

Mississippi St. advances with 76-53 victory over Arizona St.

McCowan scores game-high 22 points

Mississippi St. advances with 76-53 victory over Arizona St.

The Bulldogs were No. 4 in the final AP rankings. ... Mississippi State down the Sun Devils 65-57 last season at the Cancun Challenge, the last meeting between the two teams.

  UConn transfer Andra Espinoza-Hunter adds depth to MSU starting lineup

  The reason behind Anriel Howard’s unique nickname

McCowan leads Mississippi St over Clemson 85-61 in NCAAs

No. 1 seed Mississippi St beats Southern 103-46 in NCAAs

Hot-shooting Oklahoma beats Ole Miss 95-72 in NCAAs

  Bulldogs hope Ben Howland’s success in California stays consistent

Wilson Scores 23 To Lift Longwood Over Southern Miss In CBI

Loss ends Golden Eagles’ season

  Mike Jones reintroduced at MC

Coach returns for 3rd stint with Choctaw basketball

Ole Miss, Kermit Davis agree to new four-year contract extension

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.

Mississippi State women earn #1 seed, host first two rounds

Bulldogs open NCAA Tournament against Southern Friday

USM basketball accepts bid to CBI tournament

The Golden Eagles will travel to Farmville, VA to take on the Longwood Lancers on Wednesday, March 20.

  SELECTION SUNDAY: Mississippi State to San Jose and Ole Miss to Columbia for first round of NCAA Tournament

Mississippi State earned a 5 seed in the East Region and will face the 12 seed Liberty in Columbia, South Carolina for the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Mississippi State defeated by Tennessee, 83-76

Mississippi State battled one of the nation’s best before being handed an 83-76 hard-fought defeat by third-seeded and No. 8 Tennessee during Friday’s quarterfinal action at Bridgestone Arena, home of the NHL’s Nashville Predators.

Jackson State defeats Prairie View and advances to SWAC Championship

Jackson State avenged its regular-season sweep at the hands of Prairie View and rolled to a 75-63 double-overtime semi-final win. The Lady Tigers advance to the SWAC championship game for the first time since 2009.

Southern Miss falls to WKU in C-USA semifinals

If the clocks were turned back to fall, and many schools' basketball fans were told they were going to have 20 wins and a tie game with eight minutes left in their conference tournament semifinals, they would have taken it.

Bulldogs blast Texas A&M in SEC Tournament opener, 80-54

Facing the same opponent in less than a week for the second straight season to start the SEC Tournament, Mississippi State excelled on both ends of the floor en route to an 80-54 rout of Texas A&M during Thursday’s second round action at Bridgestone Arena.

ESPNW names Schaefer National Coach of the Year

Vic Schaefer can add a fourth national honor to his resume after being named ESPNW’s Coach of the Year on Friday.

Southern Miss advances to C-USA semifinals with 82-73 win over Marshall

Southern Miss withstood Marshall's 17 three-pointers to hold on for an 82-73 win in Thursday night's Conference USA quarterfinal, defeating the league's defending champ in tournament play for the second consecutive year.

Ole Miss shocked by Alabama comeback

It was a tale of two halves Thursday night, as the Ole Miss men's basketball team jumped out to a 14-point lead at the break. However, Alabama used second chance points and control of the glass to upset the Rebels (20-12, 10-8 SEC) 62-57 at Bridgestone Arena.

McCowan earns fourth career All-American selection

Teaira McCowan was named an All-American by ESPNW for the second straight year on Thursday, bringing her career total to four All-American selections by various outlets.

Davis and Tyree earn All-SEC accolades, Kermit Davis named SEC Coach of the Year

Voted by the conference’s coaches, Breein Tyree was named First Team All-SEC, while Terence Davis collected Second Team All-SEC honors. In his first season as Ole Miss head coach, Kermit Davis was tabbed SEC Coach of the Year by his peers as well as the Associated Press.

Tyree Griffin, Cortez Edwards earn All-Conference USA honors

Southern Miss senior guards Tyree Griffin and Cortez Edwards, arguably the top 1-2 punch in the league, received Second-Team All-Conference USA accolades on Monday afternoon. Edwards was also named to the All-Defensive Team.

Shonte Hailes named All-Conference USA First Team

Shonte Hailes of the Lady Eagles was named All-Conference USA First Team by the conference ahead of the championships, held March 13-16 at the Star in Frisco, Texas.

Bulldog basketball duo named C Spire Howell and Gillom Trophy winners

Quinndary Weatherspoon won the Howell Trophy for the second-straight season, while All-American Teaira McCowan took home the Gillom Trophy at the awards luncheon.

Historic performance delivers Bulldogs’ first SEC Tournament title

The confetti finally rained down on Vic Schaefer and Mississippi State. Teaira McCowan and Andra Espinoza-Hunter scored 24 points apiece, and the top-seeded Bulldogs claimed their first SEC Tournament Championship in dominating fashion over Arkansas by a score of 101-70 on Sunday afternoon in Bon Se

Rebels rally at Missouri, earn 20th victory

A steal and a finger roll by Devontae Shuler broke a 66-66 tie with 1:28 to go, and the sophomore helped lead the Ole Miss men’s basketball team to a comeback victory at Missouri Saturday afternoon. The Rebels (20-11, 10-8 SEC) rallied from a 10-point deficit in the second half to earn their 20th vi

USM crushes UTSA on, claims first-round bye in C-USA Tournament

Southern Miss seniors Cortez Edwards, Tyree Griffin, Anfernee Hampton, Kevin Holland and Dominic Magee were treated to a Senior Day they will never forget. The Golden Eagles poured in 16 three-pointers en route to an 81-48 win over UTSA, guaranteeing the Black and Gold the No. 3 seed and bye at next

Bulldogs set to play in fourth straight SEC championship game

For the fourth straight season, No. 5 Mississippi State will play in the SEC Tournament championship game after defeating Missouri, 71-56, in Saturday’s semifinal action.

Men’s hoops dismisses Texas A&M, 92-81, on Senior Day

Aric Holman and Lamar Peters eclipsed 1,000 career points, while Quinndary Weatherspoon tacked on another 20-point performance to lift Mississippi State to a 92-81 Senior Day victory over Texas A&M on Saturday at Humphrey Coliseum.

McCowan named finalist for Wooden Award

Teaira McCowan was named a finalist for the Wooden Award ahead of No. 5 Mississippi State’s game in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament on Saturday.

Lady Vols’ NCAA chances take hit with MSU loss

Dawgs advance to semifinal matchup with Mizzou

LSU head coach Will Wade suspended indefinitely following Yahoo Sports report

LSU announced Friday that basketball head coach Will Wade has been suspended indefinitely.

REPORT: FBI records Will Wade recruiting conversation, ‘offer’ discussed

The FBI recorded a conversation between LSU head coach Will Wade and ’recruiting middleman’ Christian Dawkins, according to report by Yahoo.com released Thursday.

Edwards breaks career steals record in victory over Old Dominion

Only two days from the one-year anniversary of Southern Miss taking down No. 1-seed Middle Tennessee in the C-USA Quarterfinals, the Golden Eagles struck again with a 59-52 win at clinched-regular-season champion Old Dominion.

Rebels fall in first round of SEC Tournament to Florida

The Ole Miss women’s basketball team kept the SEC’s best three-point shooter scoreless for the first half, but a second-half resurgence by Florida’s Funda Nakkasoglu helped lead the Gators to a 64-57 win over the Rebels at Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Wednesday morning, knocking Ole Miss out of the

No. 6 Kentucky earns hard-fought 80-76 win over Mississippi

Ole Miss’ losing streak reaches three

Schofield shines as No. 5 Vols rip Mississippi State 71-54

Bulldogs drop second straight

2018 winner Weatherspoon repeats as Howell finalist

Ole Miss’ Tyree, USM’s Edwards also named finalists

McCowan leads Gillom Trophy finalists

Bulldog teammates Howard & Danberry also named finalists

Allen scores 30 in loss to Tennessee on Senior Day

Crystal Allen scored 30 points, but the Ole Miss women’s basketball team wrapped up its regular season with an 81-56 loss to Tennessee at the Pavilion on Sunday afternoon.

Southern Miss edged on the road at WKU, 76-71

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State claims SEC championship with second-half comeback

For the second straight year, No. 5 Mississippi State has won the SEC regular-season title after defeating No. 14/15 South Carolina on the road on Sunday, 68-64.

Winning streak for MSU hoops comes to close at Auburn, 80-75

Tyson Carter and Quinndary Weatherspoon combined for 34 of their 46 points during the second half, but Auburn was able to fend off Mississippi State’s comeback effort by an 80-75 margin on Saturday at Auburn Arena.

Megan Brown scores 1,000th career point in win over UTSA

The Lady Eagles defeated the Roadrunners of UTSA on senior day, 72-39, with Megan Brown scoring her 1,000th career point. It was a storybook ending to Southern Miss' home schedule.

Rebels fall to Razorbacks in closing seconds

For the second time this week, the Ole Miss men's basketball suffered a heartbreaking loss in the waning seconds of a ballgame. A Jalen Harris floater with 5.9 seconds left tumbled around the rim before falling to give Arkansas a 74-73 victory Saturday afternoon at Bud Walton Arena.

Bulldogs celebrate senior night by clinching share of SEC Championship

No. 5 Mississippi State celebrated the senior class of 2019 with a 76-56 win against LSU on Thursday night to clinch a share of the SEC regular season championship.

Rebels drop late heart-breaker at Alabama, 46-43

Ole Miss women’s basketball had the ball several times late, but the Rebels weren’t able to convert as Alabama prevailed, 46-43, in a wild finish at Coleman Coliseum on Thursday night.

Williams’ bucket lifts No. 7 Tennessee over Ole Miss 73-71

Rebels fall to Vols in final seconds

Mississippi State Defeats Vanderbilt, 86-70

Three players scored 20 or more points to lead No. 6 Mississippi State past Vanderbilt by a score of 86-70 on Sunday afternoon. It was the first time since Nov. 20, 1999, that three Bulldogs accomplished the feat in a single-game.

MSU’s Perry Collects Second SEC Freshman of the Week Award

After matching a career-high 21 points against South Carolina, Reggie Perry collected his second SEC Freshman of the Week award announced Monday by the conference office.

Defense Does Heavy Lifting for Men’s Hoops over South Carolina, 76-61

Mississippi State proved the old adage right of it’s not how you start, it’s how you finish. The Bulldogs wiped away a 16-point first half deficit and turned the tables on South Carolina for a 76-61 victory on Saturday at Humphrey Coliseum.

Southern Miss Downs LA Tech, 74-70

The Lady Eagles toppled the Lady Techsters of LA Tech, 74-70 on Saturday afternoon in Reed Green Coliseum. Southern Miss was led by Shonte Hailes, who recorded a new career-high against the Lady Techsters.

Golden Eagles’ Six-Game Win Streak Snapped in Overtime versus UAB

Lewis Sullivan's heave from the deep wing banked in with less than seven seconds left in regulation, and UAB made all its shots down the overtime stretch to defeat Southern Miss, 76-72, on Saturday afternoon.

Weatherspoon’s Career Night Lifts Men’s Hoops Past Georgia, 68-67

Quinndary Weatherspoon exploded for a career-best 31 points which included the game-clinching free throw with 0.5 seconds remaining to lift Mississippi State to a 68-67 victory over Georgia on Wednesday at Stegeman Coliseum.

McCowan named Defensive Player of the Year semifinalist

After winning the inaugural award last year, the Brenham, Texas, native is one of two SEC players in the running for this year’s honor.

Bulldogs Bounce Back with 92-64 Road Win

Mississippi State’s women’s basketball team bounced back with a commanding 92-64 victory over No. 22/23 Texas A&M on the road on Sunday afternoon.

Suffocating Second Half Defense Vaults Men’s Hoops Past Arkansas, 77-67

Mississippi State ratcheted up its defensive intensity out of the locker room and started the second half on a 21-3 run over an eight-minute stretch en route to a 77-67 road victory over Arkansas on Saturday at Bud Walton Arena.

Conference USA Men’s Basketball’s Final Four Bonus Play Games Announced

Conference USA has announced its final pairings for each men's basketball team's final four games based on its pod seeding.

WBB Topples UTEP in Last-Second Victory

The Lady Eagles leave Texas with another win under their belt, this time against UTEP. Southern Miss had Alarie Mayze to thank for clinching the defeat of the Miners, as well as a season-best performance from Amber Landing.`

Rebels Force Turnovers to Tame Tigers, 75-65

Converting 25 turnovers into 32 points on the other end of the floor, the Ole Miss men's basketball team won its fourth straight game with a 75-65 victory over Missouri Saturday afternoon at The Pavilion. The Rebels (18-7, 8-4 SEC) tallied 13 steals in the defensive effort, including a career-high

Nick Weatherspoon Suspended Indefinitely

Mississippi State sent out a release at 5:57 Saturday evening with only two sentences on Nick Weatherspoon’s suspension.

Southern Miss Blows Past UTEP for Sixth-Straight Win

The Southern Miss men's basketball team raced out to a 54-12 halftime lead and never looked back for a 77-47 win over visiting UTEP on Saturday afternoon. The Golden Eagles, currently third in Conference USA, now await the dates and opponents for their final four regular-season games, per the league

Lawrence Roberts Named 2019 Mississippi State SEC Basketball Legend

Former Mississippi State basketball great Lawrence Roberts will be honored as the Bulldogs’ Allstate SEC Basketball Legend selection at the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville (March 13-17).

MSU’s McCowan Among Top 10 for Lisa Leslie Award

Mississippi State’s Teaira McCowan is one of 10 remaining candidates for the 2019 Lisa Leslie Award, the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame and Women's Basketball Coaches Association announced Friday. The finalists will be announced in early March.