Tonight’s Game: Alabama at Ole Miss

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


Radio: Ole Miss network, MSU network. Satellite: Sirius 92, XM 199

Series: Alabama leads 117-53

Last Meeting: Ole Miss 60, Alabama 51, March 3, 2012 in Oxford.

CoachesAlabama: Anthony Grant, 159-73 seventh season, 83-47 fourth season at Alabama; Ole Miss: Andy Kennedy, 167-99, eighth season, 146-86, seventh season at Ole Miss.

Notes: Ole Miss is 7-1 at home this season, its only loss against Kentucky. … Ole Miss F Reggie Buckner is the school’s career blocked shots leader with 310 and needs eight more to move into fifth place on the SEC’s career list. … Ole Miss G Jarvis Summers ranks third in the SEC with an assist-to-turnover ratio of 2.4. … Ole Miss is 19-4 when having an equal number or fewer turnovers than its opponent, 2-4 when it has more turnovers than its opponent.


Alabama 19-10, 11-5 SEC

Probable starters Pts Rebs

G Trevor Lacey 6-3 So. 11.9 3.1*

G Trevor Releford 6-0 Jr. 15.4 2.7*

G Levi Randolph 6-5 So. 7.3 4.2

F Rodney Cooper 6-6 So. 10.8 4.7

C Moussa Gueye 7-0 Jr. 1.4 4.1

Key reserves

F Nick Jacobs 6-8 So. 7.0 3.4

G Andrew Steele 6-4 Sr. 4.0 1.6 *


Ole Miss 21-8, 10-6 SEC

F Murphy Holloway 6-7 Sr. 14.8 9.8

F Reggie Buckner 6-9 Sr. 9.6 7.6

G Nick Williams 6-4 Sr. 8.4 2.4

G LaDarius White 6-6 So. 6.4 2.6

G Jarvis Summers 6-3 So. 8.9 3.8*

Key Reserves

G Marshall Henderson 6-2 Jr. 19.5 3.2

G Derrick Millinghaus 5-10 170 Fr. 5.6 1.8*

F Terry Brutus 6-6 Fr. 1.5 1.9


* – assists per game

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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  • Steele vs Henderson= another crappy performance, which leads to an ” Alabama Ambush” Bama…87 Ole Mi$$…52. The heat really gets hot for the dancing chicken, aka Squidward.
    “Hey where did we go? Days when the rain came.”

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