OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State coach Mike Leach admitted the Egg Bowl series with Ole Miss ranks among the nation’s elite rivalries in unpredictability.
“Both sides let the other think they’d won it,” Leach said.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Matthew Murrell scored 16 points, Myles Burns added 13 and Mississippi held off UT Martin for a 72-68 victory on Friday night.
KK Curry scored four points during a 12-4 run that pulled UT Martin to 70-68 with 16 seconds left.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Matthew Murrell put up 25 points, knocking down 6 of 10 shots from behind the arc and sparking a 13-3 run midway through the second half to earn Mississippi a 70-58 win over Chattanooga on Tuesday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new group of Rhodes scholars from the U.S. has been chosen for the prestigious academic program in a selection process that was conducted online for the third consecutive year.
The class of 32 scholars for 2023 was “elected entirely virtually, with both candidates and selectors participating remotely, safely, and independently,” American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust Elliot F.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban wondered which Crimson Tide team would show up in Mississippi. As it turned out, he didn’t need to be worried, especially about quarterback Bryce Young.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Jaemyn Brakefield scored 17 points on 6-for-6 shooting and Ole Miss saw 11 players score in its 80-67 win over Florida Atlantic on Friday night.
Matthew Murrell scored 10 points distributed seven assists and Robert Allen scored 10 off the bench for the Rebels.
Lane Kiffin has intimate but limited experience with how his old boss Nick Saban handled regular-season losses.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Matthew Murrell made five 3-pointers and finished with 20 points to lead Mississippi to a 73-58 victory over Alcorn State on Monday night in a season opener.
Murrell was 7-of-18 shooting from the floor and added six rebounds, three assists and two steals.
OXFORD, Miss (AP) — Fourteen Mississippi residents have been arrested on criminal charges related to a conspiracy to fraudulently obtain government funds through a federal program for small businesses, the U.S.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — John W. Winkle III, a longtime University of Mississippi political science professor who wrote a definitive reference book about the Mississippi Constitution, has died.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A pickup truck struck two University of Mississippi students in a parking lot in downtown Oxford, killing one of them and injuring the other, police said.
Two suspects, both from Collierville, Tennessee, were arrested by Monday in the crash, which occurred early Sunday, authorities said.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) —
Jaxson Dart is warming up to the idea of being a running quarterback.
Dart ran for 115 yards, one of three Mississippi 100-yard rushers, and the ninth-ranked Rebels rolled up 448 on the ground in a 48-34 victory over Auburn Saturday.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Lane Kiffin changed his opinion of his defense after No. 14 Mississippi forced two turnovers in the final three minutes to preserve a 22-19 win over No. 7 Kentucky on Saturday.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Four former circuit court judges will help handle a backlog of criminal cases that have accumulated in Mississippi's largest county during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Randolph appointed Andrew K.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Although consistency for four quarters continues to be a top priority for No. 16 Mississippi, the Rebels relied on a 28-point outburst in the second quarter to cruise to a win against Tulsa on Saturday.
JACKSON, Miss (AP) — Mississippi's top appeals court has determined a police officer recklessly disregarded the safety of pedestrians in 2018 when he drove over the speed limit and crashed into a car.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A woman has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison and ordered to pay nearly $3 million in restitution for embezzling money from a Mississippi State University sorority.
LONDON (AP) — In a country famed for irreverence, some worry a new code of silence has taken hold.
Since the death of Queen Elizabeth II, a handful of people in Britain have been detained by police for expressing — often bluntly — anti-monarchy views.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin said quarterback Luke Altmyer should be able to play against Georgia Tech, but he isn't saying who will start for the 20th-ranked Rebels.
Altmyer sustained an upper-body injury in the second quarter of the game against Central Arkansas and didn't play in the second half of the Rebels' 59-3 win.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin has a well-deserved reputation for developing explosive offensive units, but Central Arkansas coach Nathan Brown took a different approach after No.
SENATOBIA, Miss. (AP) — Longtime north Mississippi District Attorney John Champion died Sunday at his home in Senatobia, according to a funeral home.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Jaxson Dart thought about it. But the Mississippi quarterback did not want to get greedy in his debut performance.
“I wanted to throw deep. I wanted to. It just wasn’t there,” said Dart after evaluating his performance as No.
Mississippi is turning to an array of new players after a big season, while Troy will have a first-year coaching staff on the sidelines.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi businessman has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for misusing over $6 million in business loans through a coronavirus pandemic relief program.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi church where William Faulkner was married nearly a century ago has been heavily damaged in a fire.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge on Tuesday denied bond for a man suspected of killing a University of Mississippi student who has been missing since early July.
Judge Grady F. Tollison III rejected a request to set bond for Sheldon Timothy Herrington Jr., 22, of Grenada, during a preliminary hearing in Oxford.
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Apollo John Rwamparo speaks forlornly of the eight-legged stool, a symbol of authority for his ancient kingdom in Uganda, now glimpsed through a glass barrier at a museum thousands of miles away in Britain.
OXFORD, Miss (AP) — A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty in federal court to robbing a bank in the northeast part of the state.
Jasper Michael Wagner, 56, of Tupelo, entered the plea onTuesday before U.S.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man is in custody accused in the disappearance of a college student last seen July 8.
Sheldon Timothy Herrington Jr., 22, of Grenada, was arrested on a charge of murder in the case involving Jimmie “Jay” Lee, a 20-year-old University of Mississippi student.
OXFORD, Miss (AP) — A Mississippi man has been charged with murder in connection with the disappearance of a missing Ole Miss student.
Oxford police announced Friday that they arrested Sheldon Timothy Herrington Jr., 22, of Grenada.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Scholars of the late William Faulkner will gather in person and online to discuss the work of Nobel Prize-winning author.
The University of Mississippi’s 48th annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference takes place Sunday through Thursday.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The family of a missing University of Mississippi student has issued a public call for help.
Mississippi news outlets report that the father of Jimmie “Jay” Lee recorded a video statement, distributed this week by the Oxford Police Department, discussing his son’s disappearance.
OXFORD, Miss (AP) — Authorities continued to search Tuesday for a University of Mississippi student who went missing days ago in the northern part of the state.
Oxford Police renewed a call to the public for any tips leading to the whereabouts of Jimmie “Jay” Lee.
OXFORD, Miss (AP) — A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to charges that he tried to buy an assault rifle after making racist threats online.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tim Elko's presence as a leader has loomed so large over the Mississippi baseball program that coach Mike Bianco has suggested, maybe only half-jokingly, that a statue should be built of him.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a former Mississippi police officer to pay $2.2 million to four children of a woman whom he killed in May 2019.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A woman says she has left a Mississippi apartment where thousands of bees were found living in the walls and ceiling.
Alexa Lee told The Oxford Eagle that she moved to Oxford from Georgia in February to be near her mother.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi women's basketball coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin has agreed to a new contract running through 2026 after leading the Rebels to their first NCAA Tournament in 15 years.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi is committing $3.5 million to build a new practice field for its Pride of the South marching band.
Chancellor Glenn Boyce said the university's commitment will pair with various gifts and major donations to the project totaling about $330,000.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Three students at the University of Mississippi, for the first time, have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships in a single year.
Ethan Lambert, of Corinth, Mississippi; Reinhard “Matt” Knerr, of Paducah, Kentucky; and Alexandria “Ally” Watrous, of Lexington, Kentucky, all members of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, have become the university’s 19th, 20th and 21st winners.
LONDON (AP) — The 25-foot tall (7.6 meter) sculpture of a shark crashing through the roof of Magnus Hanson-Heine’s house in rural Oxford, England, is now a protected landmark — and he’s not happy about it.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi quarterback Matt Corral showed off his right arm and his apparently healthy right ankle for NFL teams.
Corral threw for representatives of almost every NFL team at the Ole Miss pro day on Wednesday, including at least four head coaches: Pittsburgh's Mike Tomlin, Atlanta's Arthur Smith, Carolina's Matt Rhule and Mike McCarthy of Dallas.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has added two more transfers to its roster with the addition of SMU running back Ulysses Bentley IV and TCU linebacker Khari Coleman.
The school announced the latest transfers on Tuesday, the first day of spring practice.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Leaders in the hometown of the University of Mississippi are considering allowing people to drink alcohol openly during city-sponsored events.
The Oxford Eagle reports that alderman are considering a change to city rules allowing bear or wine to be sold by city-approved vendors in fenced-in areas.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The Oxford Police Department has a new four-legged officer in its ranks.
K-9 Jocko, a 1-year-old black Labrador retriever, joins the department thanks to Oxford businessman Johnny Morgan, who donated the money towards a special project and Chief Jeff McCutchen ultimately went with a new K-9 for the department, The Oxford Eagle reported.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Work has begun on the most recent outdoor mural in Oxford.
Artist Anna Murphy has begun the painting of Princess Hoka, a Chickasaw woman who once owned the land that is now the City of Oxford, The Oxford Eagle reported.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Louisiana man accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old Aberdeen girl he met online has been found guilty of federal sex crimes.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Scotty Pippen Jr. finished with 22 points and six assists, Jordan Wright added a double-double and Vanderbilt rallied to beat Mississippi 63-61 on Saturday.
Pippen, who hit 7 of 18 shots from the floor with three 3-pointers, has scored 20-plus points in seven straight games for the Commodores (15-15, 7-11 Southeastern Conference), passing the school record of six set by Shan Foster in the 2007-08 season.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two-time All-SEC center Shakira Austin scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Mississippi held off No. 23 Florida 70-60 Friday in the Southeastern Conference women's tournament quarterfinals.