Ole Miss looks for road win vs Mizzou
Mississippi (13-12, 4-8) vs. Missouri (12-13, 4-8)
Mizzou Arena, Columbia, Missouri; Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Mississippi looks for its fifth straight win over Missouri at Mizzou Arena. Missouri’s last win at home against the Rebels came on Feb. 9, 2013.
SUPER SENIORS: Mississippi’s Breein Tyree, Devontae Shuler and Khadim Sy have combined to account for 57 percent of the team’s scoring this season and have scored 70 percent of all Rebels points over the last five games.
SPARKING THE OFFENSE: Xavier Pinson has either made or assisted on 41 percent of all Missouri field goals over the last three games. The sophomore guard has accounted for 19 field goals and 15 assists in those games.
WINLESS WHEN: The Rebels are 0-8 when they score 63 points or fewer and 13-4 when they exceed 63 points. The Tigers are 0-9 when they fail to score more than 60 points and 12-4 on the season, otherwise.
STREAK STATS: Missouri has won its last three home games, scoring an average of 80 points while giving up 73.7.
TIGHTENING UP: Mississippi’s offense has turned the ball over 12.9 times per game this year, but is averaging 9.3 turnovers over its last three games.