Game Day: Rutgers at Ole Miss

Tip: 1 p.m., Tad Smith Coliseum (8,867)

TV: ESPNU

Radio: Ole Miss network. Satellite: Sirius 136, XM 200

Series: First Meeting.

Coaches – Rutgers, Mark Rice, 33-36, third season at Rutgers, 106-67 sixth season overall. Ole Miss, Andy Kennedy, 130-78, seventh season at Ole Miss, 151-91, eighth season overall.

Notes: In last week’s games against McNeese State and Lipscomb Murphy Holloway became the 34th Ole Miss player to surpass 1,000 career points. … He also had nine rebounds against McNeese to move into fifth place on the career lis with 791, moving ahead of Rahim Lockhart and Dewayne Curtis. … With five blocked shots against Lipscomb, Reggie Buckner moved into 14th place on the SEC’s career list with 242 total. He’s five blocks behind Charles Claxton, formerly of Georgia. … Rutgers has lost to LSU and defeated Auburn in its previous matchups in the Big East-SEC event.

Rutgers 4-1

Probable starters Pts. Reb.

G Myles Mack 5-9 So. 14.8 1.8

G Eli Carter 6-2 So. 18.0 2.0

G Dane Miller 6-6 Sr. 6.0 5.8

F Wally Judge 6-9 Jr. 7.4 8.0

F Austin Johnson 6-8 Sr. 6.8 3.2

Key reserves

G Jerome Seagears 6-1 So. 4.2 2.8

G Mike Poole 6-5 Jr. 2.2 2.2

Ole Miss 5-0

F Murphy Holloway 6-7 Sr. 15.8 9.4

F Reggie Buckner 6-9 Sr. 9.8 6.4

G Nick Williams 6-4 Sr. 10.2 1.8*

G Jarvis Summers 5.4 3.6*

G Marshall Henderson 17.0 3.0

Key Reserves

G Martavious Newby 6-3 Fr. 6.0 3.6

G LaDarius White 6-6 So. 3.8 3.4

 

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