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November 8, 2012

 
In this week’s installment, The Daily Mississippian’s sports editor David Collier ranks the 14 Southeastern Conference teams. Opponents, game times and television networks are also included for each team.

 
1. Alabama (9-0, 6-0 SEC, 1st last week)
 
This week: Texas A&M (7-2, 4-2 SEC), 2:30 p.m., CBS
 
2. LSU (7-2, 3-2 SEC, 2nd last week) 
 
This week: Mississippi State (7-2, 3-2 SEC), 6 p.m., ESPN 
 
3. Georgia (8-1, 6-1 SEC, 3rd last week)
 
This week: at Auburn (2-7, 0-6 SEC), 6 p.m., ESPN2  
 

October 9, 2012

 
In this week’s installment, The Daily Mississippian’s sports editor David Collier will rank the 14 Southeastern Conference teams. Opponents, game times and television networks are also included for each team.

 
1. Alabama (5-0, 2-0 SEC, 1st last week)
 
This week: at Missouri (3-3, 0-3 SEC), 2:30 p.m., CBS
 
2. South Carolina (6-0, 4-0 SEC, 4th last week) 
 
This week: at LSU (5-1, 1-1 SEC), 7 p.m., ESPN
 
3. Florida (5-0, 4-0 SEC, 5th last week) 
 
This week: at Vanderbilt (2-3, 1-2 SEC), 5 p.m., ESPNU
 
4. Georgia (5-1, 3-1 SEC, 3rd last week) 

March 5, 2012

Six Ole Miss athletes have been selected to compete in this year's NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, which are scheduled for Friday and Saturday in Nampa, Idaho. 

Six Ole Miss athletes have been selected to compete in this year's NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, which are scheduled for Friday and Saturday in Nampa, Idaho. 

February 26, 2012

On Friday, Feb. 17, members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association nearly voted to override a reform that would allow students to receive multiple-year scholarships. Since 1973, student-athletes have only been able to receive scholarships one year at a time. Thankfully, the multiple-year scholarship reform survived, though only by two votes — in fact, the majority of NCAA institutions voted against the reform, not enough to officially override it.

 

Minnesota Daily Editorial Board, Univ. Minnesota, via UWire

On Friday, Feb. 17, members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association nearly voted to override a reform that would allow students to receive multiple-year scholarships. Since 1973, student-athletes have only been able to receive scholarships one year at a time. Thankfully, the multiple-year scholarship reform survived, though only by two votes — in fact, the majority of NCAA institutions voted against the reform, not enough to officially override it.

February 26, 2012

On Friday, Feb. 17, members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association nearly voted to override a reform that would allow students to receive multiple-year scholarships. Since 1973, student-athletes have only been able to receive scholarships one year at a time. Thankfully, the multiple-year scholarship reform survived, though only by two votes — in fact, the majority of NCAA institutions voted against the reform, not enough to officially override it.

 

Minnesota Daily Editorial Board, Univ. Minnesota, via UWire

On Friday, Feb. 17, members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association nearly voted to override a reform that would allow students to receive multiple-year scholarships. Since 1973, student-athletes have only been able to receive scholarships one year at a time. Thankfully, the multiple-year scholarship reform survived, though only by two votes — in fact, the majority of NCAA institutions voted against the reform, not enough to officially override it.

January 20, 2012

Chancellor Dan Jones formally launched the search for a new Director of Athletics today, announcing the members of the search committee, scheduling the first committee meeting, and setting expectations for the search.

As with the head football coach search, the co-chairs for the search committee are Ole Miss football legend Archie Manning and FedEx executive Mike Glenn. Other members of the search committee include the current President of the Ole Miss Alumni Association, Richard Noble, two faculty members Ron Rychlak and Ethel Young-Minor, and UMAA Foundation governing board member, Cal Mayo. Noble, Rychlak, and Young-Minor also served on the search committee that recommended hiring Head Football Coach Hugh Freeze.

Chancellor Dan Jones formally launched the search for a new Director of Athletics today, announcing the members of the search committee, scheduling the first committee meeting, and setting expectations for the search.

October 27, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The scandal-plagued NCAA is moving swiftly in hopes of cleaning up its image.

On Thursday, the Division I Board of Directors approved a package of sweeping reforms that gives conferences the option of adding more money to scholarships, schools the opportunity to award scholarships for multiple years, imposes tougher academic standards on recruits and changes the summer basketball recruiting model.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The scandal-plagued NCAA is moving swiftly in hopes of cleaning up its image.

On Thursday, the Division I Board of Directors approved a package of sweeping reforms that gives conferences the option of adding more money to scholarships, schools the opportunity to award scholarships for multiple years, imposes tougher academic standards on recruits and changes the summer basketball recruiting model.

June 21, 2011

 

Ole Miss’ Lee Ellis Moore and Barnabas Kirui have been selected as 2011 Capital One Academic All-Americans in men’s track & field/cross country, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Tuesday. 

Moore was named to the Academic All-America first team for the second straight year. He was also a third-team honoree in 2009. Kirui was tabbed to the second team this year after getting first-team honors in 2007. 

June 10, 2011

 

The NCAA is not new to making enemies, but they’ve made two new ones.

University of Colorado at Boulder’s two most infamous non-graduates, Matt Stone and Trey Parker – the minds behind the television series South Park – chose to put the NCAA under the spotlight of their social commentary in the show’s 15th season.

February 23, 2011

In the 2010 NCAA release of Academic Performance Rate, the overall multi-year Division I APR is 967, up three points from last year. In the “big three” sports (football, basketball and baseball), football’s average multi-year APR is 944, up five points over last year. Men’s basketball’s multi-year APR is up seven points to 940, while baseball is up eight points to 954.

In the 2010 NCAA release of Academic Performance Rate, the overall multi-year Division I APR is 967, up three points from last year. In the “big three” sports (football, basketball and baseball), football’s average multi-year APR is 944, up five points over last year. Men’s basketball’s multi-year APR is up seven points to 940, while baseball is up eight points to 954.

December 2, 2010

The more aware the general public becomes about a certain set of circumstances, the more skeptical it becomes of the claims of innocence and nescience expressed by a couple of characters central to the story. In the case of Heisman Trophy frontrunner Cameron Newton, his father Cecil – a bishop for a collection of Georgia-based churches – allegedly shopped him around during his recruitment last year without letting his son in on the secret.