SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Ole Miss at Mississippi State

Mississippi State-Ole Miss basketball game preview

The Ole Miss Rebels visit the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday in Starkville in a key SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game including key players, a statistical comparison, team schedules, injury reports, game TV information and a final score prediction.

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Team Statistical Comparison

Ole Miss scores an average of 63.4 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 72.6 points per contest. Mississippi State scores an average of 78.2 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 75.6 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBM SPG BPG APG TOPG
Ole Miss 0.425 0.324 0.698 10.18 0.06 7.88 3.00 13.88 12.76
Mississippi State 0.476 0.328 0.728 12.12 9.35 8.29 4.00 14.29 12.06
Opp FG% Opp 3PT% RB Off RB Def OFRB% Scor. M 3ptMPG TM PPG Opp PPG
Ole Miss 0.44 0.29 35.53 35.47 0.28 2.24 7.18 63.4 72.6
Mississippi State 0.42 0.34 38.24 28.88 0.37 9.76 5.82 78.2 75.6

Key

FG%– Field goal shootage percentage.
3FG%– Three point field goal shootage percentage.
FT%– Free throw shooting percentage.
OREB– Offensive rebounds per game.
RBM– Average rebounding margin per game.
SPG– Steals per game.
BPG– Blocks per game.
APG– Assists per game.
TOPG– Turnovers per game.
Opp FG%– Opponent field goal percentage made.
Opp 3FG%– Opponent 3-point field goal percentage made.
RB Off– Rebounding Offense.
RB Def– Rebounding defense.
OFRB%– Offensive rebounding percentage.
Scor M– Average game scoring margin.
3 Pt Md PG– Three point shot made per game.
TM PPG– Average points scored per game.
Opp PPG– Average points scored by opponents per game.

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Statistical Leaders

Scoring

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FG 3PTFG FTs Points Avg.
3. Molinar, Iverson MSU 17 105 19 70 299 17.59
13. Joiner, Jarkel OM 13 61 22 33 177 13.62

Field Goal %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FGM FGA FG%
6. Molinar, Iverson MSU 17 105 219 0.479

3-Point FG Made Per Game

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games 3PT Made Avg. Per Game
14. Moore, Shakeel MSU 17 29 1.71

Free Throw %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FT Att. FT Made FT%
1. Molinar, Iverson MSU 14 58 65 0.892
6. Joiner, Jarkel OM 13 33 39 0.846

Rebounding

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games Off Def Total AVG
5. Brooks, Nysier OM 17 52 90 142 8.35
9. Brooks, Garrison MSU 17 38 75 113 6.65

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Ole Miss vs. Mississippi State Basketball Series History

Ole Miss leads 146-118

Ole Miss Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Eric Van Der Heijden F 6′-8″ 205 FR
1 Austin Crowley G 6′-5″ 195 JR
2 Daeshun Ruffin G 5′-9″ 160 FR
3 Nysier Brooks C 7′-0″ 245 SR
4 Jaemyn Brakefield F 6′-8″ 220 SO
5 James White G 6′-5″ 190 FR
10 Grant Slatten G 6′-5″ 195 FR
11 Matthew Murrell G 6′-4″ 200 SO
14 Tye Fagan G 6′-3″ 198 SR
15 Luis Rodriguez F 6′-6″ 210 JR
21 Robert Allen F 6′-8″ 230 SR
23 Sammy Hunter F 6′-9″ 225 JR
24 Jarkel Joiner G 6′-1″ 180 SR
33 John McBride G 6′-7″ 214 JR

Mississippi State Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Rocket Watts G 6′-2″ 185 JR
1 Iverson Molinar G 6′-3″ 190 JR
2 Javian Davis F 6′-9″ 240 JR
3 Shakeel Moore G 6′-1″ 185 SO
4 Cameron Matthews G 6′-7″ 225 SO
5 Cam Carter G 6′-3″ 185 FR
10 Garrison Brooks F 6′-9″ 230 SR
11 Andersson Garcia G 6′-7″ 210 SO
12 Keshawn Murphy F 6′-10″ 245 FR
13 D.J. Jeffries F 6′-7″ 225 JR
20 Derek Fountain F 6′-9″ 225 SO
21 Justin Rumph G 6′-5″ 215 SR
24 Tyler Brumfield G 6′-1″ 180 FR
25 Isaac Stansbury G 6′-1″ 160 JR
35 Tolu Smith F 6′-11″ 245 JR
44 Alden Applewhite F 6′-7″ 200 FR

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Ole Miss Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/9/2021 New Orleans 61 Ole Miss 82
11/12/2021 Charleston So 68 Ole Miss 93
11/18/2021 Marquette 78 Ole Miss 72
11/19/2021 Ole Miss 74 Elon 56
11/21/2021 Boise State 60 Ole Miss 50
11/26/2021 Miss Valley St 58 Ole Miss 73
11/30/2021 Rider 51 Ole Miss 75
12/4/2021 Memphis 63 Ole Miss 67
12/11/2021 Western KY 71 Ole Miss 48
12/15/2021 MTSU 52 Ole Miss 62
12/18/2021 Dayton 68 Ole Miss 76
12/21/2021 Samford 75 Ole Miss 73
12/29/2021 Florida PPD Ole Miss PPD
1/5/2022 Ole Miss 60 Tennessee 66
1/8/2022 Mississippi State 72 Ole Miss 82
1/11/2022 Ole Miss 51 Texas A&M 67
1/15/2022 Auburn 80 Ole Miss 71
1/18/2022 Missouri 78 Ole Miss 53
1/22/2022 Ole Miss Mississippi State
1/26/2022 Arkansas Ole Miss
1/29/2022 Kansas State Ole Miss
2/1/2022 Ole Miss LSU
2/5/2022 Ole Miss Florida
2/9/2022 Alabama Ole Miss
2/12/2022 Ole Miss Missouri
2/15/2022 South Carolina Ole Miss
2/19/2022 Ole Miss Georgia
2/23/2022 Ole Miss Auburn
2/26/2022 Texas A&M Ole Miss
3/1/2022 Ole Miss Kentucky
3/5/2022 Vanderbilt Ole Miss

Mississippi State Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/10/2021 North Alabama 49 Mississippi State 75
11/13/2021 Montana 49 Mississippi State 86
11/17/2021 Detroit Mercy 64 Mississippi State 77
11/21/2021 Morehead State 46 Mississippi State 66
11/25/2021 Mississippi State 58 Louisville 72
11/27/2021 Mississippi State 82 Richmond 71
12/2/2021 Lamar 60 Mississippi State 75
12/5/2021 Minnesota 81 Mississippi State 76
12/11/2021 Mississippi State 63 Colorado State 66
12/14/2021 Georgia State 50 Mississippi State 79
12/17/2021 Furman 66 Mississippi State 69
12/21/2021 Winthrop 63 Mississippi State 84
12/29/2021 Arkansas 68 Mississippi State 81
1/5/2022 Mississippi State PPD Missouri PPD
1/8/2022 Mississippi State 72 Ole Miss 82
1/12/2022 Georgia 72 Mississippi State 88
1/15/2022 Alabama 76 Mississippi State 78
1/19/2022 Mississippi State 72 Florida 80
1/22/2022 Ole Miss Mississippi State
1/25/2022 Mississippi State Kentucky
1/29/2022 Mississippi State Texas Tech
2/1/2022 South Carolina Mississippi State
2/5/2022 Mississippi State Arkansas
2/9/2022 Tennessee Mississippi State
2/12/2022 Mississippi State LSU
2/16/2022 Mississippi State Alabama
2/19/2022 Missouri Mississippi State
2/23/2022 Mississippi State South Carolina
2/26/2022 Vanderbilt Mississippi State
3/2/2022 Auburn Mississippi State
3/5/2022 Mississippi State Texas A&M

Injuries and Suspensions

Ole Miss

[F] 12/05/2021 – Robert Allen is out for season (Knee)
[G] 01/12/2022 – Jarkel Joiner is OUT 4-6 weeks (Back)
[G] 01/18/2022 – Austin Crowley is “?” (Ankle)

Mississippi State

[F] 12/01/2021 – Keshawn Murphy is out for season (Redshirt)

Source: statfox.com

Ole Miss-Mississippi State Prediction

Mississippi State 74, Ole Miss 69


Saturday‘s game tips off at 4:00 PM ET. TV: ESPNU.

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