The Ole Miss men's basketball program is pausing team activities until Dec. 7 because of COVID-19 and will therefore have to cancel its first four games.
2021 ScheduleAll times ET
- Ole Miss cancels 1st 4 games, pauses until Dec. 7
- Ole Miss coach Davis tests positive for COVID-19
- Bill changing Mississippi state flag signed into law
- Mississippi lawmakers vote to change state flag
Arkansas Head Coach, Sam Pitman joins the show to talk about his experience with COVID-19, his team's upcoming game against LSU and what he feels their future is. Ole Miss basketball head coach, Kermit David, joins the as part of the build up to basketball under COVID-19 restrictions. SEC Network's, Jordan Rodgers, joins to talk about all of the games on the SEC slate this Saturday.
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast by previewing the ACC, talking about the lack of star-power in the league, the chasm between the top teams and everyone else and if this will be a historically bad season for the conference. Then, North Carolina’s Roy Williams stops by to get into what he learned what he learned after finishing last in the ACC, his team’s strengths and weaknesses, and his thoughts on playing the NCAA Tournament in one location (25:43). Next, it’s SEC preview time with the guys debating whether Tennessee or Kentucky is the class of the league, throwing a sock at LSU, weighing if Florida is primed for a bounce back year, and worry for Georgia (47:52). Finally, Arkansas’ Eric Musselman hops on to discuss his array of masks, the impact of adding three grad transfers to his team, implementing the Milwaukee Bucks offense and getting bullied by his wife on Twitter (1:06:13).
Ole Miss coach Kermit Davis has tested positive for COVID-19 and could miss the Rebels' first two games of the season if a second virus test returns positive.
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Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday signed a bill to retire the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem following widespread, increased pressure as protests against racial injustice have focused attention on Confederate symbols.
Mississippi lawmakers voted Sunday to retire the Confederate battle emblem from its state flag, following widespread, increased pressure that came in part from the world of sports.
Former Ole Miss guard Blake Hinson said the Confederate symbol on the state flag of Mississippi played a role in his decision to transfer to Iowa State.
SEC commissioner Greg Sankey threatened to not host any future conference championship events in Mississippi until the state changes its flag.
Romello White, who averaged 10.2 points and 8.8 rebounds at Arizona State last season, has signed with Ole Miss as a graduate transfer.
Rider graduate transfer Dimencio Vaughn has committed to Ole Miss.
Andy Kennedy, who was the heavy favorite to get the job, has experience with the program, having played and coached in Birmingham.
Rayshaun Hammonds had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and Georgia shot 55% to beat Mississippi 81-63 in Wednesday night's opener of the Southeastern Conference Tournament.