Basketball

  LSU looking for improvements after Kentucky loss

Kentucky jumped out to an early lead and never really relinquished it as they snapped a three-game losing skid in the 82-69 win over the LSU Tigers.

  Ole Miss defeats Mississippi State 64-46

  Nick Krass offered by Ole Miss

  Ole Miss, MSU preview Tuesday’s rivalry match-up

  Southern Miss sweeps Middle Tennessee in weekend series

  Mississippi State bounces back against Florida

  Ole Miss men’s basketball falls to Georgia

Continued Coverage

  Ole Miss blows late lead to Florida in 72-63 loss

  Southern Miss Women’s Basketball coach battling cancer for second time

  Mississippi State Upsets #13 Missouri 78-63

  Ole Miss falls to Wichita State 83-79

  Mississippi State falls to Kentucky in double overtime

  LSU basketball edges Nicholls despite ‘lackadaisical’ defensive performance

  Southern Miss basketball gaining ‘momentum’ after consecutive wins

They will return to the floor on Monday against Loyola-New Orleans, and will look to be above .500 entering the new calendar year for just the second time since the 2013-14 season.

Last-second shot sends South Alabama past Southern Miss

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles fall to South Alabama at the buzzer.

  South Mississippi’s shining stars (11/29/2020)

Another week in the books means another busy week of South Mississippi’s finest showing out on some of the biggest stages in sports. Let’s take a look at just some of this week’s South Mississippi’s shining stars.

  Pelicans ‘excited’ about Kira Lewis

For a blossoming team with a number of young weapons, Lewis is a seemingly great fit at point guard for the team’s direction under new head coach Stan Van Gundy.

Ole Miss men’s basketball coach tests positive for COVID-19

  Ameshya Williams named to Lisa Leslie Award Watch List

  Gulfport’s Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf part of Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2021 Class

  Ole Miss' Terence Davis named to NBA All-Rookie Second Team

  Harrison Central’s Carlous Williams commits to South Carolina

  Pearl River adds 6-foot-11 D1 transfer to loaded 2020-21 roster

  SEC responds to B1G Ten’s decision to have a conference-only schedule

Commissioner Greg Sankey gives a statement on future of fall sports.

Ivy League Cancels Fall Sports

The Ivy League become the first Division I Conference to cancel their fall sports season due to COVID-19.

  Pearl River adds ‘do-everything’ forward in latest D1 transfer

The reigning two-time Region XXIII Champion Pearl River Wildcats have continued to recruit at an elite level with the latest signing of Robert Carpenter.

  Mississippi coaches unite in Jackson to push for change of state flag

Mike Leach, Lane Kiffin, and several coaches & athletic directors from Mississippi's eight public universities urged lawmakers to remove flag Thursday.

  Jackson State’s Thomas ‘Snacks’ Lee wins ESPY award

Former Jackson State basketball manager won the best "Cant-Stop-Watching Moment" of the year in the 2020 ESPYS Sunday.

  SEC could hold Championship events from Mississippi if State Flag isn’t changed

Mississippi is the only state that still has the Confederate symbol on its flag.

  NCAA Extends Recruiting Dead Period

The committee will also allow strength & conditioning coaches to virtually observe voluntary workouts on June 1st.

  SEC vote to Reopen Athletic Facilities June 8th

NCAA regulations only allow strength and conditioning personnel to supervise the voluntary on-campus activities.

  SEC Officials to vote on Reopening Athletic Facilities

If passed, athletes will be allowed access for voluntary workouts on June 1st.

  Romello White Transfers to Ole Miss Basketball

Ranked the No. 2 graduate transfer nationally, the 6'8" forward averaged 10.2 points and 8.8 rebounds a game in 2019-20 season.

  Andy Kennedy agrees to become UAB Men’s Basketball Coach

Former Ole Miss coach compiled the most wins in Rebels men's basketball history with 245.

  Pearl River’s season ends with the cancellation of NJCAA Tournament

The cancellation cuts Pearl River's season short before having a chance at making more history.

  NCAA exploring option of granting spring athletes extra year of eligibility

The news comes just days after spring sports had been put on hold. In addition, the NCAA also suspended on and off-campus recruiting for all DI sports through April 15th.

  Gulf Coast Women Prepare for MACJC Tournament

The Bulldogs enter postseason play for the second season in a row.

  National Signing Day 2020 in South Mississippi

McKinnley Jackson, Dustin Allison, Leo Negrotto and more! Recap signings from around the coast as high school seniors make it official with a touch of a pen.

MSU’s Matharu named SEC Freshman of the Week

Behind a pair of double-digit scoring efforts, Mississippi State's Aliyah Matharu was named the SEC Freshman of the Week, as announced by the league office on Tuesday.

  ‘It was devastating’: USM basketball players react to death of Kobe Bryant

Players on the University of Southern Mississippi men’s basketball team reacted to the passing of a man who they say was an inspiration both on and off the court.

  Pearl River’s Rod Brown Commits To Tulsa

The Wildcat star will join former Pearl River star Brandon Rachal for the Golden Hurricane.

  Ben Howland Fined $25K From SEC

The Mississippi State men's basketball head coach violated a league bylaw that prohibits coaches, players and support personnel from offering public criticism of officials or for making public any specific communication with the league office related to officiating.

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.

  MGCCC Wins Big In First Game Of 2020

The Bulldogs overcame an early deficit en route to a blowout victory.

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.

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

No. 22 LSU basketball takes on Bowling Green

The No. 22 LSU men’s basketball team begins its 2019-2020 season in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center against the Bowling Green Falcons.

  USM hires former longtime St. Stanislaus head coach to lead men’s basketball

A former longtime Coast head coach is returning to his alma mater.

Will Wade meets with LSU, NCAA officials

Suspended LSU basketball head coach Will Wade met with university and NCAA officials Friday.

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

He led the Golden Eagles for the last five seasons, guided USM to a 20-13 overall record in 2018-2019 including an 11-7 mark in Conference USA.

Auburn downs Kentucky, advances to first Final Four in school history

For the first time in school history, the Auburn is headed to the Final Four after taking down Kentucky 77-71 in overtime.

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

An extremely hard fought game for the Bulldogs came down to the wire. It was the open three-point shots for Oregon that helped the Ducks pull away in the fourth quarter.

  Lady Eagles Fall in OT to North Alabama in Second Round of WBI

The Lady Eagles fell in the second round of the WBI to North Alabama, 69-65.

Liberty upsets Mississippi St. 80-76 for 1st tourney win

The Flames (29-6) were making their fourth tournament trip in school history.

  Coast casinos capitalizing on March Madness

The NCAA basketball tournament tipped off Thursday, and March Madness is drawing people into Mississippi sports book operations.

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.

LSU head coach Will Wade suspended indefinitely following Yahoo Sports report

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

Golden Eagles hold on to beat LA Tech 73-71 in OT

The Golden Eagles have won 7 of their last 9 games. They improve to 15-9 overall, and 7-5 in Conference USA.

South Carolina stuns No. 14 Mississippi State 87-82 in OT

Bulldogs drop SEC opener

  Former Mississippi State signee a “program changer” for MGCCC women’s basketball

Former St. Martin five-star prospect Daphane White opens up about her brief time with Mississippi State, just days ahead of making her MGCCC debut.

  Former St. Martin standout looks to finish strong at South Alabama

Averaging 14.8 points per game, former St. Martin standout Rodrick Sikes looks to finish strong as his career at South Alabama winds down.

MSU men’s, women’s hoops move up in Top 25

Mississippi State women now ranked #5 in the country

  East Central’s Sania Wells signs with Auburn

East Central girls basketball standout Sania Wells signed with Auburn Thursday night.

  Dozens of Coast high school, junior college athletes sign on the dotted line

Dozens of Coast high school and junior college athletes took advantage of National Signing Day, including several Division I signees.

Southern Miss earns No. 4 seed in Conference USA tournament

After tiebreakers, Louisiana Tech will be the top seed when the conference tournament begins with the first round Mon., March 11.

Southern Miss advances to C-USA tournament semis

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Aaron Brown scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half and Michael Craig added 12 as Southern Miss advanced to the Conference USA tournament semifinals with a 64-56 victory over

Finalist announced for the Gillom and Howell trophies are dominated by Mississippi State

Mississippi State has five of the six finalists for the Gillom and Howell Trophies honoring the top male and top female college basketball players in the state.

VCU coach Will Wade has agreed to become the new head coach at LSU

LSU didn't take long in finding their new men's head basketball coach. VCU's Will Wade has agreed to take over the Tigers basketball program.

Southern Miss & Ole Miss women will host WNIT games

Southern Miss and Ole Miss accepted at-large bids to participate in the WNIT.

Mississippi State a No. 2 seed in NCAA Women's Basketball Championship Tournament

The Mississippi State women's basketball team will open the NCAA Championship Tournament at home on Friday.

Ole Miss remains in the SEC Men's Basketball Championship Tournament

Ole Miss beat Missouri and Alabama took out Mississippi State in the second-round of the SEC Men's Basketball Championship Tournament in Nashville Thursday night.

Saiz wins Howell Trophy & Vivians takes home the Gillom Trophy

On Monday the annual C Spire Gillom Trophy and Howell Trophy were awarded at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.

Coach Vic Schaefer has built MSU Lady Bulldogs into national contenders

Mississippi State women's basketball is setting numerous records, thanks to the coaching talents of Vic Schaefer.

No. 4 MSU Bulldogs lose first game of the season to No. 5 South Carolina 64-61

The Mississippi State women's basketball team ran off a record setting 20 straight wins to open the season, but on Monday night South Carolina pulled out a win over the Lady Bulldogs.

Mississippi State Lady Bulldogs leaping to new heights in women's basketball ranked #5

Mississippi State is becoming a prime time player in women's college basketball, ranked No. 5 in the latest Associated Press top twenty-five basketball poll.

MSU Bulldogs rally for 65-59 win over Northwestern State

The Mississippi State Bulldogs used a late run to slip past the Demons from Northwestern State Monday night in Starkville.

Women's College Basketball: Tulane vs. #10 Mississippi St. MS Coast Coliseum

One of the nation's top women's college basketball teams in the nation will be on display Tuesday night at 7:00 inside the Mississippi Coast Coliseum.  No. 10 Mississippi State will battle the Tulane Green Wave.

College Basketball returns to the MS Coast Coliseum Wednesday Tulane vs. MSU Women

The No. 10 ranked  Mississippi State women's basketball team will be on display beginning 7 p.m. Wednesday inside the Mississippi Coast Coliseum.

Clarence Weatherspoon returning to Southern Miss as an assistant basketball coach

Clarence Weatherspoon is one of the all-time great college basketball players to wear the Southern Miss uniform.   He's now ready to give back to the young men who play for the Golden Eagles.

PRCC will host Inaugural High School All-Star games on Thursday

High school basketball players will display their talents Thursday at M.R. White Coliseum on the Pearl River Community College campus in Poplarville.

Ole Miss and Mississippi State make a quick exit from the SEC Basketball Tournament

Ole Miss and Mississippi State both suffered defeats in the second-round of the SEC Men's basketball tournament in Nashville Thursday night.