JSU’s Wiggins named to All-SWAC second team

October 13, 2016 in Sports

The Mississippi Link Newswire Jackson State’s leading scorer from a season ago, Derica Wiggins, was named to the Southwestern Athletic Conference preseason All-SWAC second team Oct. 12, during the league’s […]

NCAA drops the hammer on former USM coach Donnie Tyndall

April 12, 2016 in Sports

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The NCAA announced a 10-year show-cause order Friday for former Southern Mississippi basketball coach Donnie Tyndall, listing a series of infractions that included directing his staff […]

TIPPING OFF: Yes, it’s Syracuse (and OU, ‘Nova and Heels)

March 28, 2016 in Sports

By EDDIE PELLS   (AP) When the word “Syracuse” popped up on the bracket for the first time, most of the so-called experts were crying “foul,” not shouting “Final Four.” So […]

Ole Miss tries to hold off surging Mississippi State Wednesday night

March 2, 2016 in Sports

(AP) Mississippi’s basketball program has been on a roll the past three seasons, with two trips to the NCAA Tournament, one Southeastern Conference Tournament championship and a brand new $96.5 […]

Mississippi State forward Demetrius Houston off basketball team

December 11, 2015 in Sports

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State sophomore forward Demetrius Houston is no longer with the team. Coach Ben Howland, in a news release, announced Thursday that Houston will look to […]

Mississippi State suspends F Demetrius Houston indefinitely

November 18, 2015 in Sports

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State says that sophomore forward Demetrius Houston has been indefinitely suspended because of “conduct detrimental to the team.” The school sent a statement on Tuesday […]

Southern Miss, Donnie Tyndall committed multiple NCAA violations

July 27, 2015 in Sports

(AP) The NCAA has outlined serious rules violations committed at Southern Mississippi, finding multiple infractions by the men’s basketball program during former coach Donnie Tyndall’s tenure. The charges, which include […]

Mississippi sports news

May 6, 2015 in Sports

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi has agreed to a contract extension with men’s basketball coach Andy Kennedy that will keep him at the school until 2019. The four-year deal, which […]