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Buffen, Tyree double up to send Ole Miss past Seattle 65-52

Nov. 19, 2019 10:19 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Rebels had two different defensive performances in a 65-52 win over Seattle Tuesday, and it did not go unnoticed by coach Kermit Davis. “For 29 minutes, we guarded them at the level we expect,” Davis said. “In the final eight minutes or so, I was...

Burrow throws 5 TDs, No. 1 LSU beats Mississippi 58-37

Nov. 17, 2019 12:05 AM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Joe Burrow’s postgame shrug pretty much summed up what kind of a season it has been for LSU. “You know things have changed at LSU when you have 700 yards of total offense and everybody is upset in the locker room,” the Heisman Trophy front-runner said. Burrow threw...

Hot start propels Ole Miss past Western Michigan 85-58

Nov. 15, 2019 10:07 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — OXFORD, Miss. - Mississippi coach Kermit Davis sensed his Rebels were stuck in neutral after the opening 10 minutes against Western Michigan on Friday, so he opted for a defensive change. Good choice. Mississippi guards Breein Tyree and Devontae Shuler scored 20 and 16 points,...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Nov. 15, 2019 2:01 PM EST

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts: ___ CLAIM: Video shows a rigged voting machine in Mississippi as a voter clicks...

No. 1 LSU wants to make sure it avoids letdown at Ole Miss

Nov. 15, 2019 11:06 AM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — After notching a season-defining victory at Alabama last week, No. 1 LSU is looking to avoid a letdown Saturday at Mississippi. “We know we're going to get their best shot,” LSU coach Ed Orgeron said. “They play great at home. It's going to be a great crowd. It's...

Professor: I canceled conservative speaker’s Ole Miss visit

Nov. 14, 2019 10:06 AM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A conservative commentator was able to deliver her lecture at the University of Mississippi, saying “it’s comforting to see that Ole Miss is still a place where free speech is welcome.” Daily Wire contributor Elisha Krauss’ lecture was moved to the student...

Tyree's 21 points leads Mississippi past Norfolk State 68-55

Nov. 12, 2019 10:38 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Senior guard Breein Tyree scored 21 to help lift Mississippi to a 68-66 win over Norfolk State on Saturday evening. After a sluggish start in the season-opener, Tyree, the Rebels' All-Southeastern Conference guard, helped them power through some early offensive struggles with 12...

Buffen carries Mississippi past Norfolk State 68-55

Nov. 12, 2019 9:43 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — KJ Buffen scored a career-high 23 points as Mississippi defeated Norfolk State 68-55 in the first meeting between the schools on Tuesday night. Breein Tyree added 21 points for the Rebels. The Spartans came into the game averaging 96.5 points per game through their first two games. The...

Trio of freshmen diversifying Ole Miss rushing attack

Nov. 12, 2019 5:56 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi faces the daunting challenge of consistently moving the football against No. 1 LSU this Saturday, possibly without the services of Scottie Phillips. Phillips missed the Rebels' 41-3 blowout of New Mexico State last week after injuring his ankle in a 20-14 loss to No. 13...

Ole Miss backtracks on conservative speaker's cancellation

Nov. 12, 2019 6:15 AM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi says a lecture by a conservative journalist is back on after initially being cancelled. The Oxford Eagle reports Daily Wire contributor Elisha Krauss will speak in the university's student union on Wednesday. The talk was originally set to be inside the...