Texas A&M vs. Mississippi: Full Game Preview
|Texas A&M||E Turner 17.3||K Roberson 6.8||A Caruso 3.4|
|Mississippi||M Henderson 19.7||M Holloway 9.4||J Summers 3.9|
Ole Miss hosts Texas A&M at Tad Smith Coliseum on Wednesday. It gets started at 9 p.m. EST and it can be seen on CSS or ESPN3.com. The Rebels lost to the Aggies 69-67 on Feb. 13.
Ole Miss is fourth in the conference and Texas A&M is 10th. Both teams continue to jockey for position.
In an 88-55 beatdown of Auburn on Feb. 23, Marshall Henderson put up 28 points for the Rebels. He leads the team with 19.7 points per game. For the Aggies, Elston Turner put up 38 points in the 93-85 loss to Tennessee on Feb. 23. His 17.3 points per game is the highest mark on the team.
Ole Miss has an advantage in a single key statistical area, scoring, where the Rebels have an edge over the Aggies, 79 points per game to 63 points per game.
Texas A&M StatSmack
- Ole Miss has a better overall winning percentage over the last 20 years (58.5 percent to 52.4 percent).
- It's only wins and losses, but Ole Miss has a better overall record than Texas A&M this season (20-7 vs. 16-11).
- Ole Miss has a better record at home than Texas A&M this season (14-1 vs. 11-5).
- Ole Miss players are more experienced than Texas A&M players (15,178 minutes played vs. 10,985 minutes played).
- Ole Miss attacks the glass, with more rebounds (39.5 per game vs. 34.0 per game) than Texas A&M this season.
- The Ole Miss scoring leader (Marshall Henderson, 531 points) has more points than the Texas A&M scoring leader (Elston Turner, 468 points).
- Murphy Holloway is ranked 7th in the SEC in points and 29th nationally in rebounds.
- Marshall Henderson is ranked 18th nationally in points and 4th nationally in three-pointers.
- The Ole Miss assist leader (Jarvis Summers, 104 assists) has more assists than the Texas A&M assist leader (Alex Caruso, 92 assists).
- Ole Miss is ranked higher than Texas A&M in the SEC (No. 4 vs. No. 10).