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Game Thread: Missouri vs Ole Miss

Missouri looks to string together another win to keep SEC championship hopes alive

NCAA Basketball: Alabama at Missouri Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Missouri looks to continue their modest win streak as they travel down south to Oxford and get ready to do battle with the Rebels...

Second half notes:

  • Jeremiah Tilmon continues to immensely struggle from the free throw line
  • Ole Miss kept the hot shooting hand to begin the second half
  • The Rebels were unstoppable from the midrange and opened on a 13-0 run
  • Missouri left a lot of points at the free throw line, Missouri was 3 for their first 10
  • The Rebels were scorching from deep
  • Pinson was virtually nowhere to be found tonight
  • The Tigers were destroyed on the boards: Ole Miss out rebounded Missouri 21 to 15
  • Ole Miss extended their lead to 24 points, their largest of the night
  • Ole Miss shot the ball very well all game, but Missouri’s defense was nowhere to be seen either
  • Missouri was blown out, despite shooting48 percent from the field and 42 percent from three

First half notes:

  • Missouri opened the game with two threes (a good sign to come)
  • Every time the Rebels double team Tilmon, someone is open for three
  • Missouri got a lot of good looks early
  • The Rebels came out the gates hot (8 out of their first 10 shots fell)
  • Kobe Brown looked aggressive
  • Dru Smith continues to be Missouri’s most consistent threat from deep he hit three in the first half
  • Ole Miss could be suffocating at times on the defensive end
  • Javon Pickett was a perfect 2-2 from deep, Missouri was an impressive 6-12
  • When Missouri managed to get the ball to Tilmon, good things happened
  • Despite not being a great scoring team, the Rebels offense decided to show up in the first half
  • Missouri got sloppy on offense to end the half, turning the ball over consecutive times.

FG: Missouri 53.8% Ole Miss 61.5%


The Details

Opponent: Rebels (8-10)

Time: 8:00 p.m. CT

Where: Pavilion at Ole Miss

Is Mizzou Receiving Top 25 Votes? Yes! They’re #10

What Does Vegas Say? Ole Miss, -2.5

Where To Watch: SEC Network + | WatchESPN

Radio: Tiger Radio Network // Sirius/XM -119/199

Twitter: @MizzouHoops

Facebook: Mizzou Men’s Basketball

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Five Questions!

  1. Are you taking Mizzou to cover the point spread?
  2. Dru Smith more than 25 points?
  3. Tilly double double?
  4. Who is your trifecta for the game?
  5. What will the final score be?