Game Day: Ole Miss at MSU

In advance, it’s all about The Hump …

Logan Lowery: Bulldogs hope to Starkville dominance

The Other Guy: Rebels aim to get over The Hump

Moody talks rebounding from Arkansas loss, says Ole Miss has the firepower to win at MSU:

When: 8 p.m. Humphrey Coliseum (10,575)
Satellite Radio: XM 190. Sirius 93.
Series: MSU leads 141-110 and 93-24 in Starkville.
Last Meeting: Ole Miss won 79-73 in Oxford on Jan. 28.
Coaches: Ole Miss – Andy Kennedy (209-122, 10th year; 188-109 in ninth season at Ole Miss). MSU – Rick Ray (36-54, 3rd year)
Notes: Ole Miss has won three straight in the series. … The Rebels are playing for the first time since having a six-game win streak snapped in a 71-70 home loss to Arkansas last Saturday. … A 68 percent free throw shooting night against the Razorbacks has dropped the Rebels to second in the nation with a team free throw percentage of 78.9. … MSU has won 28 of the last 31 against Ole Miss in Starkville including five straight…The 252 meetings in the series make it the oldest rivalry in the SEC.

Ole Miss (17-8, 8-4 SEC)
C – M.J. Rhett 6-9 Sr.. 7.1p 4.8r
F – Sebastian Saiz 6-9 So.. 7.3p 5.2r
G – Martavious Newby 6-3 Jr. 4.0p 5.3r
G – Stefan Moody 5-10 Jr. 15.6p 2.2a
G – Jarvis Summers 6-3 Sr. 13.0p 4.6a
Top Reserves: G Terence Smith, C Dwight Coleby, G LaDarius White

Mississippi State (12-13, 5-7 SEC)
G – I.J. Ready 5-11 So. 8.2p 2.2a
F – Gavin Ware 6-9 Jr. 10.0p 7.3r
G – Travis Daniels 6-8 Jr. 6.2p 4.1r
F – Roquez Johnson 6-7 Sr. 10.4p 5.7r
G – Craig Sword 6-3 Jr. 9.1p 2.2r
Top Reserves: G Fred Thomas (10.0 ppg), G Trivante Bloodman (4.1 ppg), G Maurice Dunlap (2.9 ppg)

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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