Sports / Basketball

Ole Miss Outlasts Auburn for First SEC Win

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Rasheed Brooks hit a straightaway 3-pointer with 39 seconds left, and Deandre Burnett went 4 for 4 from the foul line in the final 30 seconds to help Ole Miss outlast Auburn 88-85 on Saturday.

LeBron James Headed Home to Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James told Sports Illustrated Friday that he's decided to go home. It's a move that would have seemed unfathomable four years ago, after the venomous fallout that followed his decision to leave Cleveland for the Miami Heat.

'I'm gay': NBA Player Jason Collins Breaks Barrier

For more than a decade as a professional athlete, Collins remained silent about his sexuality, worried about what teammates, opponents, fans — the world, really — might think.

Bulldogs Stun Rebels in Basketball Upset

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State had a 13-game losing streak, only seven scholarship players and every reason in the world to roll over for Mississippi on Saturday in front of a two-thirds filled Humphrey Coliseum. Instead, the Bulldogs pulled off a stunning 73-67 victory over their archrival that ended nearly two months of misery.

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JFP 2013 College Basketball Preview

College football has left us only bowl games to feast upon, the NFL regular season is beginning to reach its conclusion, and we are thinking about college basketball.

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Andy Kennedy in the Hot Seat

Any time a new sports season starts, people talk about contenders, the best players and, at some point, turn to which coaches are in the hot seat—you know, the coaches who need to have success to keep their job after the season.

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Small Schools Making Impressions

The “smalls,” as they are often referred to in the sports circle, are nicknamed such because of their small enrollment and the size of the athletic program.

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Mississippi Women’s Basketball Relies on Key Metro Area Graduates

The metro area is known for producing some of the state’s best players. This season, graduates of several local high schools are big contributors to the state’s largest women’s basketball programs.