Southern Miss Rumors & News

  • NCAA hits former Southern Miss coach Donnie Tyndall with 10-year penalty

    USA Today "Former Southern Mississippi basketball coach Donnie Tyndall has been hit with a 10-year show-cause penalty for a series of rules violations, the association announced Friday. Southern Miss received three years' probation to run through the 2020 season and must vacate its wins from the games in..." April 08

  • Sources: Southern Miss men's basketball facing allegations of major violations, including academic fraud

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAB - The Dagger "Southern Mississippi officials and former coaches had a 12-hour hearing before the NCAA Committee On Infractions last week to answer a host of allegations of wrongdoing within the men’s basketball program, multiple sources told Yahoo Sports. The hearing, which took place Jan. 21, centered on..." January 30

  • Southern Miss to go before NCAA's committee on infractions Jan. 21

    CBS Sports "Southern Miss officials -- as well as former coach Donnie Tyndall and ex-assistant Adam Howard -- are scheduled to appear before the NCAA's committee on infractions in Indianapolis on Jan. 21, a source has told CBS Sports. This is the next step in USM's case with the NCAA. Southern Miss has..." December 22

  • Southern Miss self-imposes postseason ban for second year

    SI "Southern Miss has self-imposed a postseason ban for the second consecutive season, the school announced Sunday. The ban is the result of an NCAA investigation involving former Golden Eagles head coach Donnie Tyndall, who left to take over at Tennessee in April 2014. He was fired by the..." November 09

  • SE Louisiana assistant loses job because of USM investigation

    CBS Sports "The NCAA's investigation into the Southern Miss men's basketball program formerly run by Donnie Tyndall has cost another coach his job, multiple sources told That coach: Tyson Waterman Waterman, a former player at Winthrop, spent last season as an assistant at Southeastern..." July 29

  • NCAA alleges seven violations at Southern Miss under Donnie Tyndall

    CBS Sports "The NCAA's notice of allegations from its investigation into Southern Miss basketball was released on Friday, detailing multiple violations from the Donnie Tyndall era in Hattiesburg. Among the seven Level I violations in the report, Southern Miss is charged with arranging fraudulent academic..." July 25

  • Source: NCAA completes investigation into Donnie Tyndall, Southern Miss

    ESPN "Former Southern Miss men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall will be charged by the NCAA with multiple infractions, including academic misconduct, a source with knowledge told ESPN on Thursday morning. The infractions include academic misconduct regarding coursework performed for -- or completed..." July 23

  • Southern Miss expected to receive NCAA notice of allegations soon

    CBS Sports "The NCAA has concluded its investigation into the Southern Miss men's basketball program and is expected to send a notice of allegations to the school at some point in the next week, a source told on Wednesday. Former USM coach Donnie Tyndall will be charged with rules..." July 22

  • USM's Millinghaus, Hayes expected to transfer

    Hattiesburg American "Southern Miss men's basketball players Shadell Millinghaus (guard) and Davon Hayes (forward) are expected to transfer, the Hattiesburg American has confirmed. The news was first reported by ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Millinghaus, who requested and was granted his release from the team in December..." March 24

  • Reports: Two Southern Miss players ruled ineligible by NCAA

    College Basketball Talk "Two players on Southern Miss have been declared ineligible as the fallout from an investigation into the program continues to spread, according to multiple reports. WHLT in Hattiesburg broke the news that Rasham Suarez and Jeremiah Eason were declared ineligible by the NCAA, who has been in..." January 30

  • Southern Mississippi self-imposes postseason ban for 2014-15 season

    CBS Sports "Southern Mississippi has self-imposed a postseason ban for this season, the school announced on Tuesday night. The team will not play in either the Conference USA tournament or any possible postseason bid afterward. The ban is a result of the ongoing investigation into the men's basketball..." January 20

  • Shadell Millinghaus Rejoins USM Men’s Basketball Program

    WJTV "Sophomore guard Shadell Millinghaus has rejoined the Southern Miss men's basketball program, head coach Doc Sadler announced Friday afternoon. “The team, as well as the coaching staff, welcome Shadell back and we look forward to the future,” said Sadler.”" January 19

  • USM's basketball depth chart gets thinner with release of 2 players

    Biloxi Sun Herald "The Southern Miss basketball team started the season with a lack of depth and it just became significantly thinner. USM announced Friday that first-year head coach Doc Sadler has decided to release a pair of guards, junior Dallas Anglin and sophomore Shadell Millinghaus. The players asked to..." December 13

  • Connection between ex-Tyndall aide, NCAA staffer at center of USM case

    CBS Sports "Former Donnie Tyndall assistant Wade O'Connor denied to on Monday that he's a source in the NCAA's investigation into the program Tyndall once ran at Southern Miss -- although multiple sources continue to insist O'Connor simply isn't being honest. "Wade never wanted his name out..." November 18

  • NCAA investigating USM for possible violations under Donnie Tyndall

    CBS Sports "The NCAA is investigating the Southern Mississippi men's basketball program for potential rules violations under former coach Donnie Tyndall, multiple sources confirmed to on Thursday afternoon. Tyndall is now the head coach at Tennessee. The investigation, first reported by..." November 08

  • NCAA investigating USM for possible violations under Donnie Tyndall

    CBS Sports "The NCAA is investigating the Southern Miss basketball program for potential rules violations under former coach Donnie Tyndall, multiple sources confirmed to on Thursday. Tyndall is now the head coach at Tennessee. The investigation, first reported by Bleacher Report, is..." November 06

  • Boston College lands ex-Southern Miss, Temple player Aaron Brown

    CBS Sports "Southern Miss transfer Aaron Brown has committed to Boston College, sources told The 6-5 wing -- who was granted his release last week -- will be eligible immediately next season since he's already graduated, and will likely be the Eagles' starting shooting guard alongside..." August 23

  • Southern Miss guard Aaron Brown granted release

    CBS Sports "Doc Sadler had to know it wasn't going to be easy in his first season at Southern Miss. Four senior starters were departing from a team that won 29 games last season. Aaron Brown was the lone returning starter, and a big senior season was expected from him. And now Brown is gone..." August 17

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Iowa State assistant Doc Sadler leaves for Southern Mississippi

    Des Moines Register "Add Doc Sadler to college basketball's one-and-done fraternity. The one-season Fred Hoiberg assistant will be announced at noon Thursday as Southern Mississippi's new men's basketball head coach. "We've hired one of the great coaches, and a perfect match for Southern Miss," Golden Eagles..." May 01

  • Stephen F. Austin's Brad Underwood reportedly in line for Southern Miss job

    Gulflive "Southern Miss has offered the job of head basketball coach to Brad Underwood, who is expected to accept, according to a report Tuesday night by CBS Sports' Gary Parrish. Underwood would replace Donnie Tyndall, who left Southern Miss last week to take the Tennessee job. The Golden Eagles went..." April 30

  • Southern Miss coach Donnie Tyndall will be the next coach at Tennessee

    CBS Sports "Southern Miss coach Donnie Tyndall has reached an agreement in principle with Tennessee and will be the next head coach of the Vols, sources told on Monday. Tennessee officials confirmed the report early Tuesday. A press conference is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon in..." April 22

  • Minnesota 81, Southern Miss 73

    ProSportsDaily "Austin Hollins scored a career-high 32 points as the Gophers pulled away in the second half for a win over the visiting Golden Eagles in the NIT quarterfinals. Hollins finished with six 3-pointers, four assists and three steals for top-seeded Minnesota (23-13), which shot 50 percent from the..." March 26

  • Southern Miss 71, Missouri 63

    ProSportsDaily "Neil Watson had 18 points and seven assists to help the Golden Eagles upset the host Tigers in the second round of the NIT. Aaron Brown added 16 points for third-seeded Southern Mississippi (29-6), which advances to the NIT quarterfinals at top-seeded Minnesota on Tuesday. Michael Craig added..." March 23

  • Tulane looks to finish over .500 in its final C-USA season Thursday against Southern Miss

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Seeding in the conference tournament is on the line as Tulane prepares for the last game of the season. The Green Wave (16-14, 8-7 C-USA ) will take on Southern Mississippi on Thursday in a game that will make Tulane either the sixth or seventh seed and give them a first-round bye. Southern..." March 06

  • Taking a look at USM's chances at an NCAA Tourney bid

    Biloxi Sun Herald "Nearly every recent NCAA Tournament projection has the Southern Miss men's basketball team in the field as either an 11 or 12 seed as the lone team out of Conference USA. That means if USM (25-5, 12-3) is eliminated in the C-USA Tournament, the Golden Eagles' chances of an NCAA at-large bid..." March 04

  • Brooks leads Golden Eagles past Charlotte after Watson injured

    The Clarion-Ledger "Last week’s narrow victory over Marshall taught Southern Miss a lesson. “Don’t come out like the game is going to be given to us,” senior guard Jerrold Brooks said. “It’s hard to win in the NCAA, period.” But when the Golden Eagles fell behind 9-2 against Charlotte on Sunday at Reed Green..." February 11

  • USM still receiving votes in national polls

    Biloxi Sun Herald "The Southern Miss basketball team received a slight bump in voting for the AP Top 25 on Monday, but it still has work to do if it's going to make it into the national rankings. USM held steady with 25 points in the USA Today Coaches Poll, coming in at 29th overall for the second week in the..." February 11

  • Watson making a case as USM's best guard ever

    Biloxi Sun Herald "Before Neil Watson hit the game-winning shot against Marshall Friday night, he'd already put together a stellar career at Southern Miss. He is now putting himself among the best guards to ever suit up for the Golden Eagles. Watson's career averages of 11.3 points, 4.5 assists and 1.5 steals..." February 10