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 […]

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 […]

NCAA investigation into USM, Donnie Tyndall adds to coaching chaos at Tennessee

January 22, 2015 in Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — The ongoing NCAA investigation of Tennessee’s Donnie Tyndall’s former school is the latest in a series of coaching complications over what has been tumultuous several years […]

Basketball: Willie Carmichael becomes 2nd former USM signee to follow Donnie Tyndall to Tennessee

May 15, 2014 in Sports, Uncategorized

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Willie Carmichael is the latest former Southern Mississippi signee to follow Tennessee coach Donnie Tyndall to the Volunteers. Carmichael, a 6-foot-8 forward from Wekiva High School […]

Tennessee hiring Southern Mississippi’s Tyndall

April 22, 2014 in Sports

By STEVE MEGARGEE KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is counting on Southern Mississippi’s Donnie Tyndall to make the same successful transition from the mid-major ranks as the Volunteers’ last two men’s […]

USM to honor ’87 NIT title team

January 15, 2013 in Local Sports, News, Sports, Statewide News

In 1987, the Cold War was still festering, music was on cassette and cellphones were huge and for only the very rich.

And Southern Miss basketball was king of the National Invitational Tournament.

That year, the Golden Eagles won five games, four of them on the road, to take the NIT championship at the Madison Square Garden for the school’s lone national title in basketball.

Donnie Tyndall taking over at Southern Miss

May 7, 2012 in Local Sports, National Sports, News, Sports, Statewide News, The Buzz

HATTIESBURG – (AP) Donnie Tyndall has already revived a dormant basketball program. That won’t be necessary at Southern Mississippi. But the upcoming challenge for the Golden Eagles’ new coach might […]