Van Chancellor stopped by practice on Thursday to talk to the Ole Miss women's basketball team.
Oct. 11, 2013
TWITTER: @OleMissWBB FACEBOOK: OleMissWBB
OXFORD, Miss. - The Ole Miss women's basketball team continued its preparation for the 2013-14 season this week and was treated to a talk by former Ole Miss head women's basketball coach and three-time WNBA Coach of the Year, Van Chancellor, on Thursday (Oct. 10).
Chancellor, who stopped by practice, talked to the team about believing in themselves, even when faced with adversity and coming to practice and working hard each and every day.
"It is great having Coach Chancellor around our program," said head coach Matt Insell. "He's a legend of the game and has so much to offer to our players and myself as a coach. We're happy to have him."
The Rebels are 27 days away from their season-opener against Jacksonville State. Ole Miss is looking for its sixth consecutive season-opening victory when they take on the Gamecocks and its ninth consecutive home-opening victory.
Ole Miss fans can catch the 2013-14 team on Saturday (Oct. 12) at the Rebel Fanfare where they will be signing autographs from 5:30-6:30. Also signing will be 2013 Women's Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, Peggie Gillom-Granderson.
Catch the Rebels at the Tad Pad on Sunday (Nov. 3) when they take on Christian Brothers University in their lone exhibition contest of the season. Tipoff is set for 2 p.m. and admission is free. Ole Miss kicks of the 2013-14 regular-season on Friday (Nov.8) when it welcomes the Jacksonville State Gamecocks to Oxford. Game time is set for 5 p.m. and is the first game of a double header with the Ole Miss men's team.
Women's basketball season tickets are on sale and can be purchased for $50. For additional ticket information go to OleMissTix.com or call the Ole Miss Ticket Office at 1-888-REB-TKTS (732-8587.)
For all Ole Miss women's basketball news and information, go to OleMissSports.com, and follow the Rebels on Twitter at @OleMissWBB, Facebook at Ole Miss WBB and on Instagram at Ole Miss_WBB. Fans can also follow Ole Miss women's basketball head coach Matt Insell on Twitter at @minsell
Not only will Saturday's matchup between No. 4 Auburn and No. 7 Ole Miss feature the first-ever meeting of top-10 team in Oxford, but it will feature half of the top four of the College Football Playoff Top 25 rankings... read more
Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewOct. 20-26, 2014Football- Ole Miss took its first loss of the season with a 10-7 defeat to No. 23 LSU in Baton Rouge.- The Rebels held LSU to 10 points and created four turnovers (two... read more
In this week's edition of Observations from the Best Seat in the House, Metz Camfield and I teamed up to give you our thoughts and opinions of the week that was in Ole Miss athletics. I was able to travel... read more
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Ole Miss had its chances. The Ole Miss defense made seven points stand up for the better part of four quarters, forcing four turnovers and limiting LSU to just three points on its first three trips... read more
Three areas to watch as No. 3 Ole Miss travels to No. 23 LSU for an SEC West Showdown on Saturday. Stopping The Run Not just this year, but throughout head coach Les Miles' tenure, LSU's running game has been... read more
Ahead of a rivalry renewed on a national stage, complete with a visit of ESPN's "College GameDay" and the mystique of a Saturday night game in Death Valley, here's link roundup of videos and stories from local and national media... read more
Extra Emphasis on Special Teams Play Through the years, special teams play has provided a winning edge in the Ole Miss-LSU rivalry, and and you don't have to go all the way back to Billy Cannon's 1959 Halloween run. In... read more
Highlights from Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze and LSU head coach Les Miles on the SEC teleconference Wednesday, ahead of Saturday's game in Baton Rouge.For the full SEC teleconference, go here.Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze (starts at 1:06:12... read more
Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewOct. 13-19, 2014Football- Ole Miss rode its dominant defense to a 34-3 homecoming win over Tennessee on Saturday to improve to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in Southeastern Conference play.- The Rebels are 7-0 for just... read more
It's Sunday, so that means it's time for this week's Observations from the Best Seat in the House. There was no shortage of observations surrounding the Homecoming festivities this weekend. Let's get into it:1. When "College GameDay" visits Baton Rouge,... read more
The winning formula revealed itself as it has throughout the season: a dominant defense and a mistake-free offense. The Ole Miss defense forced four turnovers, while the Ole Miss offense did not commit a single turnover in a workmanlike 34-3... read more
Three areas to watch as No. 3 Ole Miss faces Tennessee for Homecoming on Saturday.'Third Down for What'Tennessee is very dangerous, Ole Miss football head coach Hugh Freeze said, because its talented, particularly if it gets momentum and confidence during... read more