By John Davis, Oxford Citizen
Aggression. That was the one thing Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy wanted to see more from his team in the second half of Thursday night’s game with Coastal Carolina.
Thankfully for him, his Rebels, after a stagnant first half, find their shooting touch. The end result of a more aggressive approach on offense was a 71-68 win over Coastal Carolina. Ole Miss (7-3 overall) overcame a 41-28 halftime deficit to post the victory. At one point, the Chanticleers were ahead 17 points in the first half.
LaDarius White was the catalyst for the Rebels, leading the team with a career-high 26 points. White made seven shots on the night, with six coming from behind the 3-point arc.
He was one of three Rebels who scored in double figures, joining Jarvis Summers, who finished with 16 points, and Stefan Moody, who finished with 11.
Summers went 6-for-12 from the floor, a much improved mark after struggling the last three games shooting.
Ole Miss will return to action Monday night against Southeast Missouri in Southaven. Tipoff is set for 7.