Game Day: Missouri at Ole Miss

Tip: 7 p.m., Tad Smith Coliseum (8,867)

TV: FSN South

Radio: Ole Miss network. Satellite: Sirius 93, XM 199

Series: First Meeting.

Coaches – Missouri, 171-108, nine seasons; 47-2second season at Missouri. Ole Miss, Andy Kennedy, 158-93, eight seasons, 137-80, seventh season at Ole Miss.

Notes: Ole Miss guard Marshall Henderson leads the SEC in scoring at 19.1 points a game. … The Rebels are looking for their first 2-0 SEC start since 2006 and for their first win over a top 10 opponent since 2011when they knocked off No. 10 Kentucky in Oxford. … Missouri is 26-9 in January since the 2008-2009 season. … Missouri has out-rebounded 12 of 14 opponents and is No. 5 in the nation in offensive rebounding at 15.7 a game. … The Tigers, in the Big 12 last season, have won 15 of 19 conference games under Haith.

 

Missouri 12-2, 1-0 SEC

Probable starters Pts. Reb.

F Earnest Ross 6-5 Jr. 10.4, 5.6

F Alex Oriakhi 6-9 Sr. 10.6 8.9

G Phil Pressey 5-11 Jr. 13.6 7.6*

G Keion Bell 6-4 Sr. 8.0 4.2

G Jabari Brown 6-5 So. 13.8 4.4

Key reserves

G Negus Webster-Chan 6-7 Fr. 4.4 3.6

F Stefan Jankovic 6-11 Fr. 4.1 2.0

 

Ole Miss 12-2, 1-0 SEC

F Murphy Holloway 6-7 Sr. 15.7 11.0

F Reggie Buckner 6-9 Sr. 10.9 7.6

G Nick Williams 6-4 Sr. 10.7 2.8

G Jarvis Summers 6-3 So. 7.7 3.6*

G Marshall Henderson 6-2 Jr. 19.1 3.3

Key Reserves

G Derrick Millinghaus 5-10 Fr. 7.2 1.8*

F Aaron Jones 6-9 So. 3.8 3.9

 

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Denham Springs, La., native, Mississippian since 1989 with a stop in Meridian before arriving in Tupelo. Daily Journal beat writer since 1996, covering Ole Miss since 2002. Proud Northeast Louisiana alum. Follow me on Twitter @parrishalford and listen to John Davis and myself daily with The Ole Miss Beat on Rebel Sports Radio.

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