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Mississippi’s Kermit Davis has 4-year deal worth $12 million

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi basketball coach Kermit Davis will earn an average base salary of $3 million over the next four years according to the terms of his new contract. The school originally announced the contract for Davis last month, but full terms were not released until Thursday. The 59-year-old led the Rebels to […]
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Mississippi's Kermit Davis has 4-year deal worth $12 million

Mississippi basketball coach Kermit Davis will earn an average base salary of $3 million over the next 4 years            [Author: AP]
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Davis, Ole Miss agree to new deal after surprising success

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kermit Davis has earned a new contract after leading Mississippi on a surprising run to the NCAA Tournament. The school announced on Tuesday that it had agreed in principle to a new deal with Davis that would last four years, which is the longest allowed by state law. Financial terms weren’t […]
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March Madness 2019: NCAA Tournament South Region breakdown

With so much going on, who can remember what happened the last time Virginia was the No. 1 seed in the South Region? Oh right, everyone does. Last year Virginia became the first No. 1 seed to lose in the first round – and it wasn’t close, with No. 16 UMBC winning by 20. After a stellar regular season – the only losses were to No. 1 overall seed Duke — now the Cavs are right back in the same spot. Will the added motivation lead to their first Final Four in 35 years, or will the added pressure lea...
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Tennessee’s Grant Williams named AP SEC player of year

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee forward Grant Williams is the Associated Press’ Southeastern Conference player of the year and Mississippi’s Kermit Davis is coach of the year. Williams earned unanimous first-team all-SEC honors for a second straight season. The 14-member media panel also voted Arkansas’ Daniel Gafford, Kentucky’s PJ Washington, LSU’s Tremont Waters and Mississippi […]
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Kermit Davis gets technical foul for jacket toss

Kermit Davis (photo via Twitter) Ole Miss men's basketball coach Kermit Davis was given a technical foul for tossing his jacket on the ground in reaction to a foul call that went against his team in the closing seconds of Wednesday night's SEC conference loss to 7th-ranked Tennessee.Ole Miss was trying to run the length of the floor with 4.3 seconds left while down 72-71. Devontae Shuler took the inbounds pass, crossed halfcourt and attempted a running 3-pointer from 30 feet away. Tenne...
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Mississippi Players Kneel During Anthem In Response To Pro-Confederate Rally

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Eight Mississippi players kneeled during the national anthem in response to a Confederacy rally near the arena before the Rebels’ 72-71 victory over Georgia on Saturday With the teams lined up across the court at the free throw lines, six players took a knee and bowed at the start of the “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Two other players later joined them. “The majority of it was just that we saw one of our teammates doing it and didn’t want him to be alone,” Ole Miss scoring ...
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Ole Miss Players Kneel in Response to Pro-Confederate Rally

The action during the national anthem was a reaction to a demonstration led by out-of-state protesters near the arena. Coach Kermit Davis expressed support for his players.
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Mississippi’s Kermit Davis takes long road to SEC success

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s Kermit Davis is getting another crack at a big-time men’s basketball coaching job nearly 30 years after the lowest point in his career. Two months into the season, Davis has the Rebels in the Top 25 for the first time since 2013. It’s been a long road back to the […]
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Hinson leads Ole Miss over No. 14 Mississippi St 81-77

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Blake Hinson scored a career-high 26 points, Breein Tyree added 19 and Mississippi rallied for an 81-77 win over No. 14 Mississippi State on Saturday. Ole Miss (13-2, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) won its 10th straight game, continuing its surprising run of great basketball under first-year coach Kermit Davis. Mississippi State (12-3, […]
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Surging Ole Miss, South Carolina among SEC’s early surprises

Here are some things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball this week: GAME OF THE WEEKEND Mississippi at No. 14 Mississippi State: Ole Miss (12-2, 2-0 SEC) is shaping up as the SEC’s biggest surprise under new coach Kermit Davis. The preseason pick to finish last in the conference has opened its league schedule by […]
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Terence Davis leads Ole Miss to 82-67 upset of No. 11 Auburn

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Terence Davis had 27 points and 12 rebounds to lead surprising Mississippi to an 82-67 upset of No. 11 Auburn on Wednesday night. Ole Miss (12-2, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) continued its run of strong play under first-year coach Kermit Davis after being widely picked to finish at or near the bottom […]
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Tyree scores career-high 31 as Ole Miss beats Vandy 81-71

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Breein Tyree scored a career-high 31 points, and Mississippi opened Southeastern Conference play by beating Vanderbilt 81-71 Saturday night for the Rebels’ eighth straight victory. Ole Miss now has won four straight in Memorial Gym and seven of the last nine between these teams. First-year coach Kermit Davis picked up where […]
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Davis propels Ole Miss past Florida Gulf Coast 87-57

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi coach Kermit Davis spoke quietly in the postgame press conference. His Rebels spoke loud and clear on the court Saturday in an 87-57 win over Florida Gulf Coast. “We finished undefeated in December and that’s hard to do. I don’t care who you are,” Davis said. “We’ve played six of […]
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Ole Miss beats Middle Tennessee 74-56 in Davis’ return

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Breein Tyree made four 3-pointers and scored 24 points, and Mississippi coach Kermit Davis earned a 74-56 win over Middle Tennessee in his first game against his former team Friday night. Davis went a program-best 332-188 in his 16 seasons with the Blue Raiders, leading them to three NCAA Tournaments and […]
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Mississippi hires Middle Tennessee's Kermit Davis

Davis has coached at Middle Tennessee since 2002 and led the team to three NCAA tournaments.            [Author: AP]
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Chimezie Metu leads USC basketball to Diamond Head Classic title game

HONOLULU — Chimezie Metu scored 27 points and Bennie Boatwright added 23 as USC held off Middle Tennessee 89-84 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Diamond Head Classic. The Trojans (8-4) saw five players score in double-figures. Elijah Stewart added 13 points, Jordan McLaughlin 11, and Shaqquan Aaron 10. USC will face the winner of No. 6 Miami / New Mexico State on Monday in the title game. Middle Tennessee guard Tyrik Dixon (0) shoots a layup was Southern California forward Bennie Boatwri...
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