Mississippi vs. Vanderbilt: Full Game Preview

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Mississippi vs. Vanderbilt: Full Game Preview
Mississippi
(13-2, 4-2 away)
Vanderbilt
(6-8, 4-5 home)
Venue: Memorial Gym (TN)
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 15, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Mississippi M Henderson 18.6 M Holloway 10.8 J Summers 3.5
Vanderbilt K Johnson 15.7 K Bright 6.1 K Johnson 2.9

Ole Miss has an edge in two key statistical categories. The Rebels have an advantage over the Commodores in scoring, with an average of 82 points per game to 57 points per game. Ole Miss also has an advantage in rebounding, 41 per game to 32 per game. A key area of strength for Ole Miss is turnover percentage at 16.2, which ranks 2nd in their conference (and 14th nationally).

Ole Miss StatSmack

  • We have a history of cultivating talent. Over the past 10 years, Vanderbilt has had more players drafted by the NBA than Ole Miss (6 vs 2).
  • We win when it counts, too. Vanderbilt has more NCAA Tournament wins over the last 10 years than Ole Miss (5 vs 0).
  • At least you keep showing up. Vanderbilt has an average margin of victory of 12 over Ole Miss in 30 wins since 1980.
  • Vanderbilt has a better overall winning percentage over the last 10 years (0.658 to 0.579).
  • Vanderbilt is a better three-point shooting team (35.7% vs 31.4%) than Ole Miss this season.
  • You get an A for effort, but Vanderbilt has emerged victorious against Ole Miss the last 5 times they've played.
  • It must sting. Vanderbilt has blown out Ole Miss by 20 points or more on 4 occasions since 2003.
  • Diaper Dandies love us. Vanderbilt has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than Ole Miss (1 vs 0).
  • Kedren Johnson is ranked 9th in the SEC in points and 5th in the SEC in three-pointers.
  • Vanderbilt takes less vacation, with more NCAA Tournament appearances over the last 10 years than Ole Miss (6 vs 0).
  • Vanderbilt is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Vanderbilt is 215 lbs compared to 205 lbs for Ole Miss.
MISS Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B+ Murphy Holloway 29 16 11 1 2 1 2
B M. Henderson 29 19 3 2 1 0 2
B R. Buckner 27 10 8 1 1 3 1
C+ Nick Williams 26 10 3 2 1 0 1
C+ Jarvis Summers 24 8 1 3 1 0 1
C D. Millinghaus 18 7 2 2 1 0 1
C Aaron Jones 16 4 4 1 0 2 0
C- M. Newby 9 3 2 1 1 0 1
D+ LaDarius White 16 4 2 1 1 0 2
D+ Terry Brutus 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Anthony Perez 7 2 1 1 0 0 1
D Demarco Cox 6 2 1 0 0 0 0
D Will Norman 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Cade Peeper 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vandy Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Kedren Johnson 33 16 4 3 2 0 3
C Kyle Fuller 32 11 3 2 1 0 2
C Rod Odom 30 9 4 1 1 1 2
C- Kevin Bright 28 6 6 1 0 0 2
D+ Shelby Moats 20 4 4 1 1 0 1
D+ Josh Henderson 20 4 3 1 1 1 2
D+ Dai-Jon Parker 23 3 3 1 1 1 1
D Sheldon Jeter 15 4 3 0 1 1 1
D Andris Kehris 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
D Alex Gendelman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Nathan Watkins 1 0 1 0 0 0 1
D James Siakam 12 2 2 0 0 0 1
F Carter Josephs 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
F A.J. Astroth 6 1 1 1 0 0 1
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