Ole Miss

Published on February 19th, 2015 | by Carver Rayburn


Rebels head to Starkville with hopes of first series sweep since 1999


Ole Miss will head to Starkville this evening in an attempt to do something the program hasn’t been able to accomplish in over a decade. Sweep the Bulldogs in basketball. The Rebels last won in Starkville in 2009. 


Ole Miss Head Coach Andy Kennedy and his Ole Miss Rebels will try to sweep Mississippi State for the first time since 1999.

Ole Miss 17-8, 8-4 will look to pad its resume with another road victory tonight at 8 PM on ESPN2. Head Coach Andy Kennedy will be going for his 210th career win.

The RPI, or what the committee will use as a guiding factor when selecting at large teams for the NCAA tournament has the Rebels at No. 37.

They are 3-4 against the RPI top 50, including wins over No. 18 Arkansas, No. 35 Cincinnati and No. 44 Texas A&M. MSU is ranked No. 178 coming into Saturday’s game. 
For more stats and game notes click here: Rebels vs. Dogs


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About the Author

Carver Rayburn was born and raised an Ole Miss Rebel in Oxford, Mississippi. He has worked for many newspapers and magazines in both editorial and advertising, including OffBeat Magazine, The Hattiesburg American, The Meridian Star, The Neshoba Democrat, The Madison County Journal, The Clarke County Tribune, The New Albany Gazette, Southeastern Football Saturdays, and Rebel Yell. He currently lives in New Orleans and has a four-year-old son, Hart. You can contact Carver at carverrayburn@hotmail.com.

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