Where to Watch Kentucky at Ole Miss

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The Kentucky Wildcats (13-6, 4-2) travel to Oxford to play the #16 Ole Miss Rebels (17-2, 6-0) at 9pm on ESPN.

The announcers for tonight’s game are Brad Nessler and Jimmy Dykes. The sideline reporter is Shannon Spake.

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Mississippi is favored by 3 points.

Here is background on tonight’s game:

Ole Miss Junior G Marshall Henderson leads the SEC in scoring at 19.4 ppg and ranks fifth in the nation averaging 3.9 made 3-pointers per game.

Ole Miss is riding a nine-game winning streak en route to taking over first place in league standings.

Kentucky owns a 99-13 all-time record against Ole Miss including having won 12 of the last 14 match ups between the two squads. UK won the lone meeting in 2012, while the teams split a pair of match ups in 2011. The .884 winning percentage is the highest against any league opponent for the Wildcats.

This marks the first time since 2001 Ole Miss is ranked entering a game versus Kentucky that the Wildcats were unranked. That year the No. 21 Rebels knocked off the unranked Wildcats 65-55 in Tad Smith Coliseum.

Over the years, the Wildcats have posted a 16-3 mark against schools entering the game ranked 16th in the Associated Press top 25. Kentucky is 2-1 when unranked facing the No. 16 team in the country

After winning a thrilling nail biter at Auburn on Saturday, Ole Miss is 6-0 in the SEC for the first time in school
history. The previous best start was 5-0 during the 1936-37 season.

Comparing the Teams
Stat UK OM
Points 75.8 80.3
Opp. points 62.0 63.9
Rebounds 39.2 40.6
Opp rebounds 33.6 37.3
Off. Rebounds 11.7 14.1
FG % .485 .443
Opp FG% .383 .386
3-Pt. % .356 .327
Opp. 3-Pt. % .307 .274
FT % .645 .674
Opp. FT % .685 .661
Fouls 15.9 17.5
Assists 14.9 13.3
Turnovers 13.1 11.9
Opp. Turnovers 13.6 17.1
Blocks 7.6 5.7
Steals 6.9 9.1

PROJECTED STARTERS*
Kentucky Wildcats
P # Name Pts. Rebs. Assts
F 3 Nerlens Noel 10.6 9.4 4.4^
• Ranks second in UK single-season records w/ 83 blks
G 10 Archie Goodwin 14.6 5.0 3.3
• Scored 15 points in win over LSU
G 12 Ryan Harrow 10.1 2.5 3.5
• Scored in double-figures in nine of last 10
F 22 Alex Poythress 13.1 6.6 0.5^
• Dbl-dbl with 20 points, 12 rebs vs. LSU
G 34 Julius Mays 8.6 2.7 2.9
• Sunk 12 3-pointers in last five games
Ole Miss Rebels
P # Name Pts. Rebs. Assts
G 10 LaDarius White 4.6 2.2 0.9
• Had 17 points and five rebs. at Auburn
G 22 Marshall Henderson 19.2 3.3 1.4~
• Leads SEC in scoring
F 23 Reginald Buckner 9.9 7.9 2.8^
• Leads the team with 53 blocks
F 31 Murphy Holloway 14.8 10.4 1.6~
• Leads SEC in rebounds per game
G 32 Jarvis Summers 8.8 1.7 3.8
• Netted 14 points at Auburn, leads team in assists

*-Based on previous game’s starters; ^-blocks; ~-steals

About Scott Anderson

I love covering the Kentucky Wildcats and even though I can't cheer on the outside when I go to games now, I am definitely cheering on the inside. You can follow me at @SAndersonNOB on twitter.

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