SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Ole Miss at Alabama

Alabama-Ole Miss

The Ole Miss Rebels engage the Alabama Crimson Tide on Friday in Tuscaloosa in a important 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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Venue

Alabama

Arena Name: Coleman Coliseum

Capacity: 15,383

Year Opened: 1968

Coleman Coliseum

Team Statistical Comparison

Stat
Scoring Offense
Scoring Defense
Scoring Margin
Winning %
Field Goal %
Free Throw %
Three Point %
FT Made P/G
Three Pointers P/G
FT Attempts P/G
3-Point Attempts P/G
FG % Defense
3-Point % Defense
Fouls Per Game
Rebound Margin
Rebounds (Off.) P/G
Rebounds (Def) P/G
Rebounds Per Game
Assist/Turnover Ratio
TOs Forced P/G
Effective FG pct
Ole Miss
69.2
63.5
5.7
61.5
44.1
67.8
31.4
12.2
5.9
17.9
18.8
40.7
33.2
15.4
4.6
12.9
24.9
37.7
1.0
13.9
0.492
Alabama
83.2
71.7
11.5
84.6
44.0
71.2
34.3
18.1
10.1
25.4
29.4
38.8
29.8
19.5
10.5
14.3
32.8
47.1
0.9
12.4
0.520

Players and Stats

Ole Miss

NAME # CL POS HT WT STATS
Matthew Murrell 11 JR G 6-4 200 14.8 Pts, 3.4 Reb, 2.5 Ast
Amaree Abram 1 FR G 6-4 9.1 Pts, 2.1 Reb, 2.2 Ast
Jaemyn Brakefield 4 JR F 6-8 216 8.5 Pts, 4.9 Reb, 1.2 Ast
Myles Burns 3 SR F 6-6 7.0 Pts, 6.8 Reb, 1.1 Ast
TJ Caldwell 2 FR G 6-4 4.8 Pts, 1.5 Reb, 1.5 Ast
Daeshun Ruffin 24 SO G 5-9 160 9.5 Pts, 1.5 Reb, 3.3 Ast
Jayveous McKinnis 0 SR F 6-7 4.4 Pts, 3.7 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Robert Allen 21 SR F 6-8 230 4.0 Pts, 2.9 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Josh Mballa 33 SR F 6-7 4.7 Pts, 3.2 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Theo Akwuba 10 SR F 6-11 3.0 Pts, 2.8 Reb, 0.3 Ast
James White 5 SO G 6-5 190 3.2 Pts, 2.1 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Tye Fagan 14 SR G 6-3 195 1.7 Pts, 0.5 Reb, 0.1 Ast
Malique Ewin 12 FR F 6-10 1.3 Pts, 0.9 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Davis Ambuehl 45 FR F 6-7
Cam Brent 55 FR G 5-4
Robert Cowherd 13 FR G 6-5
Bert Passman 23 FR F 6-6

Alabama

NAME # CL POS HT WT STATS
Brandon Miller 24 FR F 6-9 200 19.2 Pts, 8.8 Reb, 2.1 Ast
Mark Sears 1 JR G 6-1 185 14.5 Pts, 3.6 Reb, 2.8 Ast
Noah Clowney 15 FR F 6-10 210 9.8 Pts, 8.8 Reb, 1.0 Ast
Jaden Bradley 0 FR G 6-3 185 8.7 Pts, 3.0 Reb, 3.8 Ast
Noah Gurley 4 SR F 6-8 210 6.2 Pts, 3.9 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Charles Bediako 14 SO C 7-0 225 5.6 Pts, 6.4 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Rylan Griffen 3 FR G 6-5 180 5.6 Pts, 2.8 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Nimari Burnett 25 SO G 6-4 195 7.9 Pts, 2.3 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Jahvon Quinerly 5 SR G 6-1 175 6.1 Pts, 1.9 Reb, 3.8 Ast
Nick Pringle 23 JR F 6-9 2.5 Pts, 2.5 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Darius Miles 2 JR F 6-6 185 1.5 Pts, 1.5 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Delaney Heard 12 JR G 6-3 198 1.0 Pts, 0.5 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Adam Cottrell 30 SR G 6-3 200 0.5 Pts, 0.3 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Jaden Quinerly 34 JR G 6-0 155 0.5 Pts, 0.5 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Max Scharnowski 31 JR F 6-6 205 0.0 Pts, 0.7 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Dominick Welch 10 SR G 6-5 200 0.0 Pts, 2.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Nick Pringle 23 JR F 6-9
Kai Spears 32 FR G 6-2

College Basketball Ratings

Rating Ole Miss Alabama
ESPN BPI 70 11
Sagarin 72 12
Massey Composite 79 9

Ole Miss vs. Alabama Basketball Series History

Alabama leads 125-58

Ole Miss Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 Alcorn St 58 Ole Miss 73
11/11/2022 FAU 67 Ole Miss 80
11/15/2022 Chattanooga 58 Ole Miss 70
11/18/2022 UT Martin 68 Ole Miss 72
11/24/2022 Ole Miss 72 Stanford 68
11/24/2022 Siena 62 Ole Miss 74
12/3/2022 Ole Miss 57 Memphis 68
12/10/2022 Valparaiso 61 Ole Miss 98
12/14/2022 UCF 72 Ole Miss 61
12/17/2022 Temple 55 Ole Miss 63
12/20/2022 North Alabama 65 Ole Miss 66
12/28/2022 Tennessee 63 Ole Miss 59
1/3/2023 Ole Miss Alabama
1/7/2023 Ole Miss Mississippi State
1/10/2023 Auburn Ole Miss
1/14/2023 Georgia Ole Miss
1/17/2023 Ole Miss South Carolina
1/21/2023 Ole Miss Arkansas
1/24/2023 Missouri Ole Miss
1/28/2023 Ole Miss Oklahoma St
1/31/2023 Kentucky Ole Miss
2/4/2023 Ole Miss Vanderbilt
2/7/2023 Ole Miss Georgia
2/11/2023 South Carolina Ole Miss
2/15/2023 Ole Miss Florida
2/18/2023 Mississippi State Ole Miss
2/22/2023 Ole Miss Auburn
2/25/2023 LSU Ole Miss
2/28/2023 Texas A&M Ole Miss
3/4/2023 Ole Miss Missouri
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Alabama Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 Longwood 54 Alabama 75
11/11/2022 Liberty 59 Alabama 95
11/15/2022 Alabama 65 South Alabama 55
11/18/2022 J’Ville St 62 Alabama 104
11/24/2022 Alabama 81 Michigan St 70
11/25/2022 UConn 82 Alabama 67
12/3/2022 S Dakota St 65 Alabama 78
12/10/2022 Alabama 71 Houston 65
12/13/2022 Memphis 88 Alabama 91
12/17/2022 Alabama 90 Gonzaga 100
12/20/2022 Jackson St 64 Alabama 84
12/28/2022 Alabama 78 Mississippi State 67
1/3/2023 Ole Miss Alabama
1/7/2023 Kentucky Alabama
1/11/2023 Alabama Arkansas
1/14/2023 LSU Alabama
1/17/2023 Alabama Vanderbilt
1/21/2023 Alabama Missouri
1/25/2023 Mississippi State Alabama
1/28/2023 Alabama Oklahoma
1/31/2023 Vanderbilt Alabama
2/4/2023 Alabama LSU
2/8/2023 Florida Alabama
2/11/2023 Alabama Auburn
2/15/2023 Alabama Tennessee
2/18/2023 Georgia Alabama
2/22/2023 Alabama South Carolina
2/25/2023 Arkansas Alabama
3/1/2023 Auburn Alabama
3/4/2023 Alabama Texas A&M
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Ole Miss Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Jayveous McKinnis F 6′-7″ 225 SR Pearl, MS
1 Amaree Abram G 6′-4″ 190 FR Port Arthur, TX
2 TJ Caldwell G 6′-4″ 190 FR Dallas, TX
3 Myles Burns F 6′-6″ 210 SR Houston, TX
4 Jaemyn Brakefield F 6′-8″ 220 JR Jackson, MS
5 James White G 6′-5″ 190 SO Conyers, GA
10 Theo Akwuba F 6′-11″ 225 SR Montgomery, AL
11 Matthew Murrell G 6′-4″ 200 JR Memphis, TN
12 Malique Ewin F 6′-10″ 220 FR Lawrenceville, GA
13 Robert Cowherd G 6′-5″ 195 FR Grayson, GA
14 Tye Fagan G 6′-3″ 198 SR Logtown, GA
21 Robert Allen F 6′-8″ 230 SR Orlando, FL
24 Daeshun Ruffin G 5′-9″ 160 SO Jackson, MS
33 Josh Mballa F 6′-7″ 220 SR

Alabama Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Jaden Bradley G 6′-3″ 185 FR Rochester, NY
1 Mark Sears G 6′-1″ 185 JR Muscle Shoals, AL
2 Darius Miles F 6′-6″ 185 JR Washington, DC
3 Rylan Griffen G 6′-5″ 180 FR Dallas, TX
4 Noah Gurley F 6′-8″ 215 SR Fayetteville, GA
5 Jahvon Quinerly G 6′-1″ 175 SR Hackensack, NJ
10 Dominick Welch G 6′-5″ 205 SR Buffalo, NY
12 Delaney Heard G 6′-3″ 198 JR Canton, GA
14 Charles Bediako C 7′-0″ 225 SO Brampton, ON
15 Noah Clowney F 6′-10″ 210 FR Roebuck, SC
23 Nick Pringle F 6′-9″ 220 JR Seabrook, SC
24 Brandon Miller F 6′-9″ 200 FR Antioch, TN
25 Nimari Burnett G 6′-4″ 190 SO Chicago, IL
30 Adam Cottrell G 6′-3″ 200 SR Flowery Branch, GA
31 Max Scharnowski F 6′-6″ 205 JR Elgin, IL
32 Kai Spears G 6′-2″ 160 FR Pittsburgh, PA
34 Jaden Quinerly G 6′-0″ 155 JR Hackensack, NJ

Injuries and Suspensions

Ole Miss

None reported.

Alabama

[G] Nimari Burnett (Wrist) – Out

Source: statfox.com

Ole Miss-Alabama Prediction

Alabama 84, Ole Miss 75

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.

Friday‘s game tips off at 9:00 PM ET ET. TV: SEC Network.

SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Ole Miss at Alabama

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