Tag: Bailey Howell

Howell: 27 points, 17 rebounds for a career!

Posted on: March 06,2013

(Writer’s note: The C Spire Howell Trophy, named for Bailey Howell, goes to the most outstanding college basketblall player in Mississippi each year. It is named for the most outstanding college basketball player in Mississippi history. In Bailey Howell’s case, the incredible numbers don’t lie. This column was written in 1997, on the occasion of […]

Chancellor to speak at C Spire banquets

Posted on: January 29,2013

Hall of Fame basketball coach Van Chancellor will be the keynote speaker at the C Spire Wireless Howell and Gillom Awards luncheon set for March 11 at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. The Howell Trophy, which goes to the most outstanding men’s basketball player in Mississippi, is named for Bailey Howell, a […]

A splendid night at the Hall of Fame

Posted on: December 11,2012

We had a splendid night at the museum last night, remembering Babe McCarthy’s great Mississippi State basketball teams of the late ’50s and early ’60s. Author Kyle Veazey joined Bailey Howell, Doug Hutton, Larry Lee and me on a panel. We had a museum full of folks who seemed to hang on every word. The […]

Orley: Remembering 1996 Final 4 and before

Posted on: December 07,2012

Just breezin’ on a cloudy Friday … It was another Friday, back in March of 1996. We’d been bused across the Hudson River from Manhattan to New Jersey, to the arena where the Nets played, for the show practice. Mississippi State, coached by Richard Williams, was to play in the Final Four against Kentucky, Syracuse […]


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