On the game... "We have to have some carryover from practice to the games by getting stops. We're a good defensive team; we're a very good defensive team. We work hard in the practice setting. We go out in the game and get lazy. I challenged them at halftime to step up and stop letting people just score on them at will and what an effort in the second half. We were down 16 with 16 minutes to go and they could have quit, but this team they kept fighting and I'm hurting for them. I have a locker room full of players that are hurting. There wasn't a player in that locker room that wasn't crying or upset because they gave everything they had. They wanted to win. I don't know when it's going to happen, we're in every game and in this one we made every play that we had to make to win that game, Arkansas just made one more. I'm proud of my basketball team. It's going to happen, I don't know when and I can't tell them when, but we're going to keep working."
On Monique Jackson... "Mo Jackson, what a half. Tia Faleru struggled a bit today and when I looked down the bench to see who I was going to replace her with, Mo (Jackson) kind of stood up so I put her in. It showed me she wanted to play. I'll tell you what; Mo Jackson has been battling in practice. I challenged her in practice and her success tonight was deserved. I expect her to have much more success if she keeps practicing as well as she has been."
On the five players on the floor at the end ... "They we're playing well together, they clicked. They wanted to stay in, nobody asked to come out. Shequila Joseph got her fourth foul and looked at me with the `don't take me out' look, and when a player does that you leave them in. I knew she would figure out a way to play with her fouls. She wanted to be in there, every one of them wanted to be in there. It hurts me for them. We played a team on the road, which at one time was in the top 25; we came on their home court and had an opportunity at the very end to beat them. I'm proud of them. If we keep that effort up, we'll have something really good happen to us soon."
On the transition as new hitting coach: The transition has been really good. The coaching staff has made it a lot easier on me than what it could be. It's definitely been a whirlwind. On what he knew about Ole... read more
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All 14 Southeastern Conference football coaches will travel to ESPN's annual mid-summer football coaches "car wash" - in which guests appear across multiple programs and platforms over one day - at ESPN's Bristol, Conn., headquarters on Monday and Tuesday. Ole... read more
Ole Miss took its turn at the annual SEC Media Days on Thursday. Joining head coach Hugh Freeze was senior quarterback Bo Wallace, junior defensive end C.J. Johnson and senior safety Cody Prewitt. Here are a few related SEC Media... read more
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Before taking his turn at the podium in the main room at SEC Media Days on Thursday, head coach Hugh Freeze met with members of the Ole Miss local media and addressed a wide variety of topics. Here are some... read more
Ole Miss will take its turn at SEC Media Days on Thursday. Here are a few links to stories of interest for Ole Miss fans from Day Three of SEC Media Days, which featured Steve Shaw (SEC), Justin Connolly (ESPN),... read more
Ole Miss will take its turn at SEC Media Days on Thursday. Here are a few links to stories of interest for Ole Miss fans from Day Two of SEC Media Days, which featured South Carolina, Mississippi State, Texas A&M... read more
NFL.com CFB 24/7 has counted down the 14 college football players to watch -- and some other college football topics -- in varying categories in 2014. Below are the highlights for Ole Miss and the link to the complete 14... read more
Ole Miss will take its turn at SEC Media Days on Thursday. Here are a few links to stories of interest for Ole Miss fans from Day 1 of SEC Media Days, which featured SEC commissioner Mike Slive, Auburn, Florida... read more
Former Ole Miss player Zack Cozart, now a member of the Cincinnati Reds, was named the best defensive shortstop in baseball for the first half of the 2014 season. ESPN Insider Scott Spratt selected one player from either league at... read more
The Season: Ole Miss Baseball: Omaha Bound from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo. Chapter 1: Regionals from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo. Chapter 2: Super Regionals from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo. Chapter 3: CWS Games 1 & 2... read more
Three student-athletes and the head coach of each of the 14 Southeastern Conference football programs will participate in SEC Football Media Days, July 14-17, at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala.Ole Miss will take its... read more