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There’s only one thing on Zamiya Brown’s mind this season: ending Amanda Elzy’s district title drought. The Lady Panthers haven’t taken home the hardware since 1992, way before their current star sophomore was born. 

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OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Tye Fagan scored 19 points, Shavir Wheeler added 18 points and nine assists and Georgia held off Mississippi 78-74 on Saturday to win its first conference game of the season and snap a four-game losing streak.

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Pillow Academy sophomore Lawson Harvey couldn’t help but chuckle when asked to describe his style of soccer following Thursday’s Division II West opener. 

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alcorn State and Southern are the favorites to repeat as division champions in the Southwestern Athletic Conference in a season that was moved to spring because of the pandemic.

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Colin Castleton scored 21 points, grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds with a career-high seven blocked shots and Florida ended its two-game skid by beating Mississippi 72-63 on Tuesday night.

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ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Kevion Stewart scored 19 points, Kenny Strawbridge had 11 points and 11 rebounds and Alabama State beat Mississippi Valley State 64-51 on Tuesday night.

Greenwood High’s frontcourt feasted on Friday night as senior forwards Javardrick Jackson and Devontae Darby posted double-doubles to help the Bulldogs hold off Gentry, 61-58, in the Region 3-4A district opener. 

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida announced the hiring of Wesley McGriff as its secondary coach Saturday, replacing two assistants coach Dan Mullen fired after the team's worst defensive season in more than a hundred years.

Former Greenwood High School standout and current Mississippi State senior Marquiss Spencer announced on Wednesday night his intentions to enter the NFL draft and not return for a sixth year in Starkville.

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STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Rhyne Howard scored 10 points in overtime, after scoring 15 points in the fourth quarter, and finished with 33 points, 10 rebounds and six assists to lead No. 13 Kentucky to a 92-86 win over No. 12 Mississippi State on Sunday.

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OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Tyson Etienne scored a career-high 29 points, making a season-best five 3-pointers, and Wichita State battled past Mississippi 83-79 on Saturday, wresting the lead away with just under two minutes left.