LSU at Ole Miss

From the Mother Ship, Frontcourt Focus for Ole Miss

Tip: 8 p.m.

TV: CSS

Radio: Ole Miss Network, Sirius 136, XM 199.

Series: LSU leads 117-86.

Last Year: Ole Miss won 81-67 March 9 in Baton Rouge.

Coaches: LSU – Johnny Jones, 234-178, 14th season, 29-16 second season at LSU; Ole Miss – Andy Kennedy, 183-105, ninth season, 162-92, eighth season at Ole Miss.

Notes: Tonight marks the return of Marshall Henderson. He was suspended for the first two SEC games. … Ole Miss is 9-3 when committing 15 turnovers or fewer and 1-2 when it commits more than 15. … The Rebels are 106-22 at home under Kennedy but lost three times at home in non-conference play. … LSU guards Hickey and Stringer are ranked 1-2 in the SEC in assist-turnover ratio. … The Tigers are second in the SEC in field goal defense at 38.3 percent. … CollegeHoopsDaily.com picked a first five of SEC players it said were the league’s best during the non-conference season, LSU freshman Jordan Mickey among them.

Sophomore guard Derrick Millinghaus after the MSU loss talked about the need for he and his teammates to better prepare from the scouting information they receive as a means to cut off baseline drives by opponents.

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LSU 10-4, 1-1 SEC

Points Reb.

G Malik Morgan 6-4 So. 5.2 3.6

G Anthony Hickey 5-11 Jr. 8.6 3.9*

F Johnny O’Bryant 6-9 So. 14.4 7.4

F Shavon Coleman 6-5 Sr. 8.1 3.4

F Jordan Mickey 6-8 Fr. 13.9 7.2

Key Reserves

G Andre Stringer 5-10 Sr. 11.4 3.1

F Jarell Martin 6-9 Fr. 8.6 3.7

* – Assists

 

Ole Miss 10-5, 1-1 SEC

F Aaron Jones 6-9 Jr. 6.7 6.9

C Demarco Cox 6-8 Jr. 6.5 5.9

G LaDarius White 6-6 Jr. 7.7 3.1

G Marshall Henderson 6-2 Sr. 18.8 1.8

G Jarvis Summers 6-3 Jr. 17.9 3.2*

Key Reserves

G Derrick Millinghaus 5-10 So. 11.2 2.9*

F Sebastian Saiz 6-9 Fr. 4.4 6.2

F Anthony Perez 6-9 So. 4.9 2.6

  • – Assists

Freshman Sebastian Saiz says he’s ready for the increased minutes that may be coming for younger post players. He breaks down LSU as well.

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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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  • Killer_Beeze

    I hope Marshall comes out on fire tonight and scores 40 pts.

    ***Tenn. kicked the Tigers butt 68-50 at LSU last Saturday. No reason why the Rebels can’t do the same at the Tad Pad.


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