Mississippi vs. Texas A&M: Full Game Preview
|Mississippi||M Henderson 19.9||M Holloway 9.7||J Summers 3.8|
|Texas A&M||E Turner 15.6||K Roberson 6.8||A Caruso 3.0|
On Wednesday, Texas A&M welcomes Ole Miss at Reed Arena. It takes place at 7 p.m. EST and you can catch it on CSS or ESPN3.com.
Ole Miss is in third place in the conference and Texas A&M is in eigth place.
The Aggies fell 52-46 to Georgia on Feb. 9. Fabyon Harris finished with 17 points in the loss. In addition to his 11.5 points per game, he is also chipping in 2 rebounds per game. For the Rebels, Jarvis Summers finished with 16 points in the 98-79 loss to Missouri on Feb. 9. He is averaging 9.2 points per game and leads the team in assists with 3.8 per game.
In reviewing statistical differences between the teams, Ole Miss appears to have an edge in two significant areas. The Rebels have an advantage over the Aggies when it comes to scoring, 79 points per game to 62 points per game. Ole Miss also has an advantage in rebounding, 40 per game to 33 per game. A key area of strength for Ole Miss is turnover percentage at 15.9 percent, which ranks first in their conference (and eigth nationally).
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- Texas A&M has a better overall winning percentage over the last 10 years (63.9 percent to 58.4 percent).
- Alex Caruso is ranked 46th nationally in steals.
- Ole Miss has been ducking Texas A&M for over 30 years.
- Texas A&M has more NCAA Tournament appearances over the last 10 years than Ole Miss (six vs. zero).
- The Texas A&M steals leader (Alex Caruso, 48 steals) has more steals than the Ole Miss steals leader (Murphy Holloway, 35 steals).
- Diaper Dandies love Texas A&M. Texas A&M has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than Ole Miss (2 vs. 0).
- Elston Turner is ranked 4th in the SEC in points and 3rd in the SEC in three-pointers.
- Since 1998, Texas A&M has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Ole Miss (three vs. one).
- Texas A&M has a stronger schedule than Ole Miss this season (SOS Rank: No. 51 vs. No. 112).
- Texas A&M has more NCAA Tournament wins over the last 10 years than Ole Miss (six vs. zero).
- Texas A&M has a better scoring defense (59.5 allowed per game vs. 67.5 allowed per game) than Ole Miss this season.