Ole Miss hosts Dayton in non-conference finale

OleMissLogoOXFORD – Ole Miss will take the floor for the first time in 2014 tonight at 7 against Dayton.

The game will be televised by CSS.

The Rebels (9-3) are coming off a 79-74 win over Western Kentucky in which they erased a 14-point deficit as Jarvis Summers and Marshall Henderson combined for 47 points.

Henderson was 7-for-13 from 3-point range.

Dayton’s (11-3) three losses have come to Baylor on a neutral site and to Illinois State and Southern Cal at home.

The Flyers defeated Georgia Tech 82-72 in Atlanta prior to the Rebels’ win over Tech in Brooklyn.

Princeton transfer Jordan Siebert leads the Flyers with 12.9 points a game.

Dayton has won all four previous meetings against Ole Miss including a 62-50 decision at Dayton in 2011.

The Flyers defeated Ole Miss 68-63 in the NIT Final Four in 2010 then again in the fall of 2010 in Oxford 78-71 in overtime.

Henderson leads Ole Miss with 19.1 points a game. Summers is adding 16.8.

Parrish Alford