Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss
|Site||Memorial Gym (14,168) |
|Date/Time||JAN. 27, 2007 • 12 P.M. CT|
|Television||Lincoln Financial Sports|
|Head Coach||Kevin Stallings||Andy Kennedy|
|Conference||SEC East||SEC West|
|Record||14-6 (4-2 SEC)||13-7 (2-4 SEC)|
|Series Record||VU leads, 68-38|
|Free Throw %||.711||.703|
Scouting Ole Miss
Ole Miss (13-7, 2-4 SEC) enters Saturday's contest coming off an 83-69 home win over Tennessee on Wednesday. Despite only two wins since the start of league play, the Rebels have played all of their opponents closely. All four of their league setbacks have come by 10 points or less.
Ole Miss is one of the best squads in the league at taking care of the ball and going to the offensive glass. The Rebels are tied with South Carolina with a league-low 12.1 turnovers per game. Senior guard Todd Abernethy leads the SEC with a 2.97-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio this season. Ole Miss is also first in the SEC with a +3.95 turnover margin.
The Rebels are tied for second in the league for offensive rebounds with 14.10. Junior forward Kenny Williams ranks seventh in offensive boards with 2.65 per contest.
Senior guard Bam Doyne leads the Rebels in scoring with 16.0 points a game. Dwayne Curtis nearly averages a double-double with 13.2 points and 9.6 rebounds.