Ole Miss at Alabama

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When: 6 p.m.

TV: SEC Network

Satellite Radio: XM 190. Sirius 136.

Series: Alabama leads 118-55.

Last Meeting: Ole Miss won 79-67 Feb. 26, 2014.

Coaches: Ole Miss – Andy Kennedy (211-124, 10th year; 190111 in ninth season at Ole Miss). AlabamaAnthony Grant (192-108 ninth year; 116-83, sixth season at Alabama).

Notes: Stefan Moody is averaging 19.6 points over his last nine games and 18.4 points in SEC games. … Ole Miss free throw shooting has dropped to fourth in the nation at 77.6 percent. … Andy Kennedy is tied with former Alabama coach Wimp Sanderson for third-most wins through nine seasons by any SEC coach at one school. … Alabama is 4-4 in conference home games. … The Tide led at Vanderbilt by 11 at halftime but was outscored by 18 in the second half.

Ole Miss (1910, 106 SEC)

C – M.J. Rhett 6-9 Sr.. 6.8p 4.8r

F – Sebastian Saiz 6-9 So.. 7.6p 5.4r

G – Martavious Newby 6-3 Jr. 3.8p 5.1r

G – Stefan Moody 5-10 Jr. 16.4p 3.4r

G – Jarvis Summers 6-3 Sr. 12.7p 4.7a

Top Reserves: G Terence Smith, C Dwight Coleby, G LaDarius White

Alabama (17-12, 7-9 SEC)

F – Jimmie Taylor 6-10 So. 4.8p 4.7r

G – Riley Norris 6-7 Fr. 4.9p 4.2r

G – Levi Randolph 6-5 Sr. 14.8p 5.0r

G – Rodney Cooper 6-6 Sr. 10.4p 3.8r

G – Retin Obasohan 6-1 Jr. 5.4p 2.6r

Top Reserves: F Michael Kessens, F Dakota Slaughter

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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