SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Ole Miss at Mississippi State

Mississippi State-Ole Miss basketball game preview

The Ole Miss Rebels collide with the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday in a critical SEC basketball matchup in Starkville. 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

Mississippi State

Arena Name: Humphrey Coliseum

Capacity: 10,575

Year Opened: 1975

Humphrey 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
Mississippi State
68.2
54.5
13.6
84.6
42.2
64.8
31.1
12.2
6.8
18.8
21.8
36.6
29.4
13.7
6.8
13.8
26.4
40.2
1.2
16.1
0.480

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

Mississippi State

NAME # CL POS HT WT STATS
Tolu Smith 1 SR F 6-10 245 14.8 Pts, 8.5 Reb, 1.8 Ast
D.J. Jeffries 0 SR F 6-7 215 9.7 Pts, 6.3 Reb, 2.2 Ast
Cameron Matthews 4 JR F 6-7 220 6.9 Pts, 4.8 Reb, 2.3 Ast
Dashawn Davis 10 SR G 6-2 185 8.7 Pts, 1.7 Reb, 2.9 Ast
Eric Reed 11 SR G 6-2 190 6.4 Pts, 2.2 Reb, 1.1 Ast
Shakeel Moore 3 JR G 6-1 180 7.0 Pts, 3.1 Reb, 2.3 Ast
Tyler Stevenson 14 SR F 6-8 225 4.2 Pts, 2.9 Reb, 0.6 Ast
William McNair 13 SR F 6-10 265 3.8 Pts, 3.9 Reb, 0.3 Ast
KeShawn Murphy 12 FR F 6-10 245 4.3 Pts, 2.1 Reb, 1.0 Ast
Shawn Jones 30 FR G 6-5 200 4.0 Pts, 2.7 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Kimani Hamilton 5 FR F 6-7 215 2.4 Pts, 1.3 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Jamel Horton 2 SR G 6-4 190 1.5 Pts, 1.0 Reb, 1.4 Ast
Martavious Russell 21 FR G 6-2 185 2.5 Pts, 0.8 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Justin Rumph 15 SR G 6-5 215 1.0 Pts, 0.2 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Isaac Stansbury 25 SR G 6-1 160 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Tyler Brumfield 24 SO G 6-2

College Basketball Ratings

Rating Ole Miss Mississippi State
ESPN BPI 79 49
Sagarin 70 78
Massey Composite 81 37

Ole Miss vs. Mississippi State Basketball Series History

Mississippi State leads 147-119

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

Mississippi State Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 D.J. Jeffries F 6′-7″ 225 SR Olive Branch, MS
1 Tolu Smith F 6′-11″ 245 SR Bay Saint Louis, MS
2 Jamel Horton Jr. G 6′-3″ 200 SR Queens, NY
3 Shakeel Moore G 6′-1″ 190 JR Greensboro, NC
4 Cameron Matthews G 6′-7″ 225 JR Olive Branch, MS
5 Kimani Hamilton F 6′-7″ 215 FR Clinton, MS
10 Dashawn Davis G 6′-2″ 195 SR Bronx, NY
11 Eric Reed Jr. G 6′-2″ 200 SR Baton Rouge, LA
12 KeShawn Murphy F 6′-10″ 235 FR Birmingham, AL
13 Will McNair Jr. F 6′-11″ 265 SR Philadelphia, PA
14 Tyler Stevenson F 6′-8″ 220 SR Columbus, MS
15 Justin Rumph G 6′-5″ 225 SR Birmingham, AL
21 Martavious Russell G 6′-2″ 185 FR Coker, AL
24 Tyler Brumfield G 6′-2″ 180 SO Los Angeles, CA
25 Isaac Stansbury G 6′-1″ 170 SR Bowling Green, KY
30 Shawn Jones Jr. G 6′-5″ 200 FR Houston, TX

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 62 Alabama 84
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

Mississippi State Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 Texas A&M-CC 44 Mississippi State 63
11/11/2022 Mississippi State 73 Akron 54
11/13/2022 AR-Pine Bluff 47 Mississippi State 80
11/17/2022 South Dakota 42 Mississippi State 79
11/21/2022 Marquette 55 Mississippi State 58
11/23/2022 Utah 49 Mississippi State 52
11/28/2022 Omaha 54 Mississippi State 74
12/3/2022 Miss Valley St 52 Mississippi State 82
12/11/2022 Mississippi State 69 Minnesota 51
12/14/2022 Jackson St 59 Mississippi State 69
12/17/2022 Nicholls 66 Mississippi State 68
12/20/2022 Drake 58 Mississippi State 52
12/28/2022 Alabama 78 Mississippi State 67
1/3/2023 Mississippi State 53 Tennessee 87
1/7/2023 Ole Miss Mississippi State
1/11/2023 Mississippi State Georgia
1/14/2023 Mississippi State Auburn
1/17/2023 Tennessee Mississippi State
1/21/2023 Florida Mississippi State
1/25/2023 Mississippi State Alabama
1/28/2023 TCU Mississippi State
1/31/2023 Mississippi State South Carolina
2/4/2023 Missouri Mississippi State
2/8/2023 LSU Mississippi State
2/11/2023 Mississippi State Arkansas
2/15/2023 Kentucky Mississippi State
2/18/2023 Mississippi State Ole Miss
2/21/2023 Mississippi State Missouri
2/25/2023 Texas A&M Mississippi State
2/28/2023 South Carolina Mississippi State
3/4/2023 Mississippi State Vanderbilt
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL

Injuries and Suspensions

Ole Miss

None reported.

Mississippi State

[G] Shawn Jones Jr. (Leg) – Out

Ole Miss-Mississippi State Prediction

Mississippi State 64, Ole Miss 59

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.

Saturday‘s game tips off at 2:00 PM ET ET. TV: SEC Network+.

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