December 8th is a date fans have been waiting for as Middle Tennessee State hosts Ole Miss in a close match. Tip-off is at 5:00 EST and you can catch it on ESPN3.com. The Rebels boast a record of 6-0 overall. The Blue Raiders have a record of 6-2. Last year, the Blue Raiders played the Rebels hard and won 68-56.
StatSmack! Ole Miss is better than Middle Tennessee State
Ole Miss is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Ole Miss is 78.1 inches compared to 76.2 inches for Middle Tennessee State.
Ole Miss is better at defending the three (25.0% allowed vs 29.7% allowed) than Middle Tennessee State this season.
AP voters think more highly of Ole Miss and have put us in the AP Top 25 more often over the past 10 years than Middle Tennessee State (19 vs 0).
Ole Miss does a better job contesting shots (35.4% allowed vs 42.1% allowed) than Middle Tennessee State this season.