Sunday, August 14, 2022

Ole Miss Hoops Host Coastal Carolina Thursday

The Ole Miss Rebel basketball team hosts Coastal Carolina Thursday night in Tad Smith Coliesum. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. on SEC Network.
Ole Miss (6-3) comes into the game after dropping an 82-74 decision to Western Kentucky on Saturday afternoon. The Rebels were led in scoring by junior guard Stefan Moody who scored 25 points in the game and 6 3s. But that was not enough to get out of the game with a victory.
The Ole Miss defense ranks seventh in the SEC in scoring (64.9 ppg), third in field goal percentage defense (.361), third in 3-point percentage defense (.291) and seventh in blocked shots (4.1/game).
Coach Andy Kenndys squad has now dropped three contests this season on their own floor.
Coastal Carolina is coming into town 8-2 on the young season. This past Sunday, the Chanticleers knocked off South Carolina State 57-43. There team is led by senior Josh Cameron leads CCU averaging 14.1 ppg off the bench this season and  has knocked down a team-high 25 3-pointers.
When these two teams meet on Thursday, it will be the third time with the Rebels taking the previous two games.
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