Let this be a lesson to the other teams in the NCAA tournament who have yet to take the floor. A quick start means a lot. But a great finish is even better if you want to win.
The Rebels won their fourth straight on Wednesday night, beating Texas A&M 69-59 at Tad Smith Coliseum in a disjointed game that featured plenty of missed shots, turnovers and empty possessions.
Courtney Williams had 21 points and seven rebounds to help No. 11 Texas A&M women beat Mississippi 58-49 on Sunday.
Playing like a team determined to show it should have been included in the four-team playoff, No. 6 TCU rode three touchdown passes and a dominant defense to a 42-3 rout of No. 9 Mississippi in the Peach Bowl.
Nina Davis scored a career-high number of points on Tuesday, as the ninth-ranked Lady Bears beat Ole Miss by a score of 96-54. And she had predicted as much.
After being passed over for a spot in college football’s first playoff, TCU got its consolation prize Sunday: Mississippi in the Peach Bowl.
TCU coach Trent Johnson is not much of a historian, especially when it concerns his unbeaten Horned Frogs, who are off to their best start since 1997-98.
No. 11 Mississippi rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit to stun No. 3 Alabama 23-17
Courtney Williams scored 26 points and Karla Gilbert added 21 points with 10 rebounds to help the Texas A&M women defeat Mississippi 73-61 on Thursday night.
Odyssey Sims scored 39 points, including six the final minute, and No. 9 Baylor held off Mississippi 87-80 on Wednesday night to extend its home winning streak to 66 games.
The Longhorns are in crisis. The defense is in shambles, coach Mack Brown is facing rampant speculation that his job is on the line and the season is on the brink of collapse.
Marshall Henderson shook out of a shooting slump and scored 17 points in the second half, leading 12th-seeded Mississippi past No. 5 Wisconsin, 57-46, on Friday, giving the Rebels their first NCAA Tournament win since 2002.