Mississippi State vs. Ole Miss

Advance: Different vibe for Rebels this year

Notebook: Summers’ transformation

Tip: 8:30 p.m. CT (estimated)


Radio: Ole Miss Network, Sirius 108, XM 199.

Series: MSU leads 141-108

This Season: MSU won 76-72 in Starkville on Jan. 11; Ole Miss won 82-63 in Oxford on Jan. 25.

Coaches: MSU, Rick Ray – 24-40, second at MSU, second overall; Ole Miss – Andy Kennedy, 191-113, ninth season, 170-100, eighth season at Ole Miss.

Notes: MSU snapped a 13-game losing streak in the SEC tournament’s opening round against Vanderbilt. … The Bulldogs are now 12-9 in SEC tourney openers over the last 20 years. … MSU G I.J. Ready has 66 assists, 10th-most for an MSU freshman. … Ole Miss has an overall record of 29-49 in 52 SEC tournament appearances. … Ole Miss G Jarvis Summers has increased his scoring by 7.8 points per game over last season.



Mississippi State 14-18

Points Reb.

G Trivante Bloodman 6-0 Jr. 6.6 2.4*

G I.J. Ready 5-11 Fr. 5.7 2.8*

G Craig Sword 6-3 So. 13.4 3.6

F Gavin Ware 6-9 So. 10.0 7.2

F Roquez Johnson 6-7 Jr. 9.4 4.5

Key Reserves

F Colin Borchert 6-8 F 8.9 4.2

G Fred Thomas 6-5 So. 8.9 3.0

  • – Assists

Ole Miss 18-13

F Sebastian Saiz 6-9 Fr. 5.0 5.7

F Anthony Perez 6-9 So. 7.4 3.6

G Martavious Newby 6-3. So. 3.0 2.9

G Marshall Henderson 6-2 Sr. 19.0 1.8

G Jarvis Summers 6-3 Jr. 17.0 3.8*

Key Reserves

F Dwight Coleby 6-9 Fr. 2.0 1.7

F Aaron Jones 6-9 So. 6.1 6.8


  • – Assists

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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  • Karl Hungus

    I ain’t never been caught, ain’t never been treed…if you don’t like what I’m saying…move on to another site…I know the truth hurts. Keep drinkin that confederate moonshine.

  • Karl Hungus

    Tell you what! If the Sharks 13 players beat State’s 8 players by 25, which they should…I will stop the name calling.

  • Karl Hungus

    Well the Sharks 13 players were better than States 8…complete dominance by the Sharks..what a great team. I’m sure they’ll go far in the NIT.

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