The Rebels cruised by their in-state rival Bulldogs to pick up a 27-point victory for the first win on the newly christened Craddock Court.
Ole Miss bounced back from a loss against Baylor by the final score of 88-61 against Mississippi State.
Terrence Davis had a big night as he had 18 points and five rebounds, and Sebastian Saiz picked up another double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds, bringing his total to 15 double-doubles on the season.
Coach Andy Kennedy said freshman point guard Breein Tyree and junior guard Deandre Burnett have begun to emerge as the backcourt duo, which is something Kennedy had hoped for. He added that “the duo” has helped improve the flow of the offense.