Basketball

  Mississippi’s athletic directors, head coaches join forces in support of new state flag

Athletic directors and coaches from eight of Mississippi’s public universities are all taking a stand against the state flag.

Jackson native Mo Williams earns college head coaching gig

Alcorn State names Bussie as new men’s basketball coach

‘Snacks’ to be featured in livestream H-O-R-S-E game

  WATCH: JSU basketball sensation ‘Snacks’ shines on TODAY Show

WATCH: Jackson State players brawl with Prairie View A&M during postgame handshake

Lady Bulldogs score big win with second half comeback

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Poor first quarter dooms Lady Rebels

Lady Hilltoppers take down USM, 81-65

Tigers dominate Alcorn, improve win streak to four games

JSU holds off Alcorn State, 10-0 in SWAC

Ole Miss downs Florida for second straight win

Davis, Tyree carry Rebels over South Carolina

Williams leads JSU over UAPB, SWAC record up to 9-0

Ameshya Williams and Marneisha Hamer, combined for 30 points and 14 rebounds in the Lady Tigers 56-44 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Another second half comeback, another win for MSU

D.J. Stewart Jr. exploded for 16 of his career-high 20 points aided by a career-best four treys during the second half to fuel the Mississippi State men’s basketball team to its fifth-straight SEC triumph and an 86-73 victory over Tennessee

JSU topples MVSU to even SWAC record

Jackson State men’s basketball team dominated on the hardwood with a 85-65 victory over Mississippi Valley to improve to 4-4 in SWAC play.

Lady Tigers drop 90 on MVSU, move to 8-0 in SWAC

Four Lady Tigers scored in double digits as the Jackson State women’s basketball team rolled past Mississippi Valley State 90-61 Saturday afternoon in Southwestern Athletic Conference play.

Ole Miss blitzed by LSU

Rebels let go of big lead, fall in OT

2nd half comeback paces MSU over Florida

MSU’s Matharu named SEC Freshman of the Week

JSU men beat Grambling, snap losing skid

Braves stave off upset-minded Alabama A&M

Bulldogs come up short against Oklahoma

After trailing for a majority of the contest, the Mississippi State men’s basketball team was handed a tightly-contested 63-62 loss to Oklahoma

Ole Miss takes down UGA for first SEC win

In front of a sold-out crowd at Stegeman Coliseum, the Ole Miss men’s basketball team shook off a hostile environment and earned a hard-fought 70-60 victory over the Georgia Bulldogs Saturday night.

Big fourth quarter propels JSU women over Grambling

Jackson State finished went on a 12-0 run over the two minutes of regulation and defeated Grambling State 61-46 to remain unbeaten in SWAC play.

MSU storms past Georgia as Perry gets another double-double

Mississippi State men’s basketball team dialed up its second straight SEC victory during a 91-59 rout of Georgia on Saturday

Three-point barrage propels Braves over MVSU

Junior Troymain Crosby poured in a career-high 27 points, and two other Alcorn State University men’s basketball student-athletes registered double-doubles in a dominant 105-73 win over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday at the R.W. Harrison Complex.

Lady Tigers survive TSU in overtime

Dayzsha Rogan drained a pair of free throws with one second remaining in overtime and Jackson State defeated Texas Southern 81-79 to cap a thrilling finish.

Malone’s career-high leads USM to first CUSA win

It was a sophomore showcase in Reed Green Coliseum on Saturday afternoon. Jay Malone produced a career-high 27 points, Tyler Stevenson added 24, and Southern Miss rolled to an 81-68 win over Rice.

Ole Miss can’t keep up with Gators, fall to 0-3 in SEC

The Ole Miss men’s basketball team was without two starters Tuesday night, including leading scorer Breein Tyree due to injury. A road test short-handed proved to be a tall order, and the Rebels (9-7, 0-3) fell to the Florida Gators 71-55.

Cold second half dooms Ole Miss

The Rebels dropped a back-and-forth battle to Arkansas Saturday evening.

Griffin scores 27 as Tigers knock off ASU

Roland Griffin had a game-high 27 points in a 76-65 win over Alcorn State on Saturday evening in SWAC play.

Hamer leads JSU past Alcorn State

Marneisha Hamer guided the Tigers to an 83-67 win over Alcorn State Saturday afternoon, securing a double-double with a team high 24 points and 10 rebounds.

MSU downed by Alabama, drop to 0-2 in SEC

Nick Weatherspoon poured in a season-high scoring output with a game-leading 20 points, but the Mississippi State men’s basketball team suffered a 90-69 setback to Alabama during Wednesday’s SEC road opener at Coleman Coliseum.

Ole Miss suffers second half collapse

It was a tale of two halves as the Ole Miss men’s basketball team began SEC play Tuesday night in Texas.

La. Tech blasts Southern Miss again, 78-50

Louisiana Tech University beat the University of Southern Mississippi 78-50 Saturday in a Conference USA basketball game.

  Wallis’ late layup wins it for JSU

Venji Wallis only had three points on Saturday night, but they proved to be the biggest three points of the game.

  Lucky shines as JSU women score win in SWAC opener

Kaisah Lucky scored a season-high 18 points and handed out 11 assists to record the double-double and lead the Jackson State women’s basketball team past Alabama State 94-62 Saturday afternoon in the SWAC opener at the Lee E. Williams Athletics & Assembly Center.

Georgia stuns Ole Miss in Oxford

Ole Miss women’s basketball fought hard until the end, but a 9-0 fourth quarter run propelled Georgia to a 58-51 win over the Rebels at The Pavilion on Thursday night.

MSU women dominant in SEC opener

Led by a pair of 20-point scorers and Chloe Bibby’s first career double-double, No. 15 Mississippi State cruised to a 93-47 victory over Florida

  Weatherspoon returns but Bulldogs fall to NMSU

The Mississippi State men's basketball team nearly overcame a 14-point deficit with 11 minutes left to play, but New Mexico State scored the last seven points inside the closing two minutes to secure a 58-52 decision on Sunday at the Mississippi Coliseum.

Ole Miss outlasts Georgia Southern in overtime

The Ole Miss women’s basketball team fed off an energetic Kids Day crowd of 6,574 in a wild game against Georgia Southern on Monday morning, with the Rebels prevailing in overtime, 69-66.

Lady Bulldogs notch 12th straight road win

With a 64-48 victory at Louisiana in the Cajundome on Monday, No. 15 Mississippi State extended its road win streak to 12 games, the nation's longest active streak.

Tyree achieves career-high as Rebels dominate MTSU

The Ole Miss men’s basketball team made sure head coach Kermit Davis had a happy 60th birthday. Behind a career-high 34 points from senior guard Breein Tyree, the Rebels (7-3) took down Davis’ former team, Middle Tennessee, 82-64 Saturday afternoon at The Pavilion.

Lady Tigers can’t overcome early deficit at Bradley

Marneisha Hamer scored 25 points to lead Jackson State in a 78-69 loss to Bradley University.After trailing by as many as 16 points in the contest, the Lady Tigers almost completed the comeback, pulling within two points before falling to the Braves.Bradley improves to 8-1 while JSU fell to 1-7 over

Lady Bulldogs fall short late against WVU

Mississippi State fell to West Virginia, 71-65, after a tough fourth quarter on both ends of the floor Sunday at Humphrey Coliseum.

Mississippi State shocked at home by Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech used a 15-4 run over a 7:29 stretch midway through the second half en route to handing the Mississippi State men’s basketball team a 74-67 setback on Thursday at Humphrey Coliseum.

Late rally not enough as JSU falls at Denver

Tristan Jarrett scored a game-high 18 points and a late Jackson State rally fell short as Denver defeated the Tigers 67-58. DU improved to 4-5 and JSU stands at 1-8.

  Rebels fall to hot-shooting Butler

The Ole Miss men’s basketball team could not stop Kamar Baldwin and the No. 24 Butler Bulldogs in Tuesday night’s non-conference tussle at The Pavilion. The senior guard scored a game-high 31 points on 11 of 16 shooting to lead the visitors past the Rebels 67-58 and keep the Bulldogs (8-0) undefeate

  Lady Bulldogs roll by JSU

A double-double from Ameshya Williams against her old team was not enough as the No. 10 Mississippi State women’s basketball team took an early lead and never looked back, toppling Jackson State, 92-53, in what was the first game between the two teams held at the Williams Assembly Center.

Carter leads MSU over Tulane in Myrtle Beach opener

Tyson Carter became the 40th member of Mississippi State’s 1,000-point club and secured his first career-double with 16 points and a career-best 11 rebounds as the Bulldogs dialed up an 80-66 victory over Tulane during Thursday’s quarterfinal round of the Myrtle Beach Invitational at the HTC Center

  Huge home opener for JSU women with Mississippi State in town

Home may not be so sweet for the Jackson State women’s basketball team on Thursday as the Lady Tigers expect to have a sizable away fan contingent at the Williams Assembly Center.

USM women take down Ole Miss in defensive affair

The Lady Eagles defeated the Ole Miss Rebels on Tuesday night in Reed Green Coliseum 59-53 after an extremely close contest.Southern Miss (4-1) defeated Ole Miss (2-2) in a neck-and-neck contest with the Rebels.

Southern Miss comes up short at North Florida

The Southern Miss men’s basketball team fell a couple of bounces short in an intense 66-63 defeat at North Florida on Thursday night.

Perry’s double-double propels Bulldogs over ULM

Reggie Perry and Robert Woodard II pumped in a combined 23 points to ignite a balanced attack of four players in double figures as the Mississippi State men’s basketball team dialed up its third straight victory by a 62-45 margin over Louisiana-Monroe Thursday at Humphrey Coliseum.

Lady Tigers take down Northwestern St. for first win

Jackson State dominated from the opening tip to the final whistle and topped Southland Conference foe Northwestern State 66-49 Wednesday evening.

Bulldogs land top point guard in Georgia

Deivon Smith will don the Maroon and White for the Mississippi State men’s basketball program next season as he signed his National Letters of Intent (NLI) announced Wednesday during the fall signing period.

Ole Miss inks highest ever basketball signee

Ole Miss Basketball made a major splash on the first day of the early signing period, inking the highest ranked recruit in program history. Matthew Murrell, a consensus top-50 prospect in the national recruiting rankings, signed his National Letter of Intent Wednesday (Nov. 13) to join the Rebels fo

Ole Miss moves to 2-0 with win over Norfolk State

The trio of KJ Buffen, Devontae Shuler and Breein Tyree outscored Norfolk State by themselves, combining for 56 points in Ole Miss Basketball’s 68-55 win Tuesday night at The Pavilion.

JSU men come up short at Tulane

Jackson State kept pace with American Athletic Conference foe, Tulane, on Tuesday night in the Big Easy before falling 88-79 in the matchup

Jessika Carter leads No. 10 Mississippi State past UT Martin

Jessika Carter and two more Bulldogs scored in double figures as No. 10 Mississippi State knocked off UT Martin 80-44

Rebels open season on the right note

The Ole Miss men’s basketball team tipped off the 2019-20 season in style, holding an opponent to its lowest output in five years. Forcing 23 turnovers and allowing only 15 made buckets, the Rebels (1-0) dominated Arkansas State in a 71-43 victory Friday night at The Pavilion.

Tigers can’t keep up with UCSB

Tristan Jarrett scored a team-high 19 points for the second consecutive game in a row for the Tigers, shooting on 8-of-20 from the field versus UC Santa Barbara, as the Gauchos defeated Jackson State 83-62 to open the 2019-20 season.

Opening night unkind to Alcorn St. men

Despite outscoring DePaul in the second half, the Alcorn State University men’s basketball program got off to a slow start and dropped a 72-54 decision on Tuesday evening at Wintrust Arena.

JSU men fall on the road to California Baptist

Tristan Jarrett scored a team-high 22 points on 9-of-20 shooting from the field versus Cal Baptist on Tuesday night on the west coast, as the Lancers defeated Jackson State 82-46 to open the 2019-20 season.

Lady Rebels take down MVSU to open season

Ole Miss women’s basketball opened its season by defeating Mississippi Valley State, 72-53, at The Pavilion on Tuesday night.

MSU men open season with win over FIU

Tyson Carter registered a solid all-around performance with 23 points, a career-high tying seven rebounds and a career-best six steals to spearhead Mississippi State to a 77-69 opening night victory over Florida International on Tuesday at Humphrey Coliseum.

Lady Eagles open season with 77-47 win over Carey

Southern Miss opened its women's basketball season with a 77-47 win over William Carey University.

  JSU women ready to finish the job this time

It has been nearly eight months since the Jackson State women’s basketball suffered heartbreak.

  Scoring a key for JSU men

Wayne Brent is a subscriber to the age old theory that defense wins championship. But even the JSU men’s basketball coach knows that how well you defend your opponent doesn’t much matter if you cannot make them pay on the other end.

Lady Bulldogs open season in AP top ten

The Mississippi State women’s basketball team retained its reputation as one of the top teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 season, being tabbed No. 10 in the Associated Press’ Preseason Top 25 Poll.

NCAA board approves athlete compensation for image, likeness

The board voted unanimously on Tuesday to clear the way for the amateur athletes to “benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness.”

Basketball benefit tips off for Jackson coach battling cancer

Coach Omhar Carter has been a part of Mississippi’s basketball athletics for years.

Perry represents MSU on All-SEC Preseason First Team

Reggie Perry collected another preseason accolade as he secured All-SEC First-Team honors announced Tuesday by the conference office. Perry is the 10th player in program history and first since 2011-12 to notch an All-SEC Preseason First-Team pick.

Ole Miss’ Tyree named First Team Preseason All-SEC

fter earning First Team All-SEC honors a season ago, Ole Miss senior guard Breein Tyree was selected Preseason First Team All-SEC by the media for the 2019-20 campaign.

Cheers! Ole Miss to sell beer at football, basketball games

Ole Miss would become the seventh SEC school to implement general alcohol sales this fall.

USM releases 2019-20 men’s basketball schedule

The Jay Ladner era will officially begin with a home exhibition game against Mississippi College (Oct. 29), followed by the regular-season opener on Nov. 5 versus Delta State.

Mississippi State to ID suspended players before kickoff

The Bulldogs open the season Saturday against the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Ragin’ Cajuns

Mississippi State hit with NCAA sanctions, probation, vacated wins for academic misconduct

According to the NCAA, a former Mississippi State student and part-time athletics department tutor helped 10 football players and a men’s basketball player in an online general chemistry course

Schaefer leads Team USA to silver medal at Pan-Am Games

The U.S. finished 4-1 in the event, defeating Argentina, Colombia and U.S. Virgin Islands to win Group B.