HOOPS: Today’s Game

ADVANCE: Roller coaster seasons intersect

Mississippi State at Ole Miss

When: 4 p.m. today, Tad Smith Coliseum, Oxford
TV: None.
XM: 201
Series: MSU leads 133-105.
Last meeting: Ole Miss won 67-63 in Starkville on Jan. 31.
Coaches: Ole Miss – Andy Kennedy (82-50, fourth year; 61-37 in third season at Ole Miss). MSU – Rick Stansbury (226-127 11 years, all at MSU).
Notes: Mississippi’s in-state rivalry is the most-played game in the SEC. … The Rebels last swept the season series in 1998. … Ole Miss is 9-4 in the last 13 Oxford games against MSU. … MSU’s Ravern Johnson is the SEC leader in 3-point percentage at 42.5. … Guard Phil Turner is averaging 8.9 rebounds over the last nine games.
Probable Starters
Ole Miss (16-13, 7-8 SEC)

C-Malcolm White 6-9 So. 6.8p
G – David Huertas 6-5 So. 18.5p*
G – Terrico White 6-5 Fr. 13.2p
G – Zach Graham 6-6 So. 8.3p
F – DeAundre Cranston 6-9 Jr. 3.2p
Top Reserves: G Will Bogan, F Terrance Henry, F Murphy Holloway
• – Questionable

Mississippi State (18-12, 8-7 SEC)
C – Jarvis Varnado 6-9 Jr. 13.1
G- Ravern Johnson 6-7 So. 12.6p
G– Dee Bost 6-2 Fr. 11.4p
G – Barry Stewart 6-2 Jr. 11.9p
G – Phil Turner 6-3 So. 8.6p
Top Reserves: F Romero Osby, F Kodi Augustus, G Riley Benock

— PA


2 Responses to “HOOPS: Today’s Game”

  1. JB Says:

    Who will be the Mississippi SEC Champion here today?

  2. JB Says:

    “MSU leads 133-105.” Not a bad record for Ole Miss since they are not noted as a basketball school.

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