Memphis plays Ole Miss, looks for 4th straight win
Memphis is heading into a match-up against Ole Miss as winners of three straight games. The Tigers are currently 2-0 in home games. Memphis is currently 0-1 in games that are decided by less than 4 points. The Rebels had played their first road game after they had gone 6-1 with a 2-1 record in the neutral site games to begin the season.
Ole Miss averaged 70.9 points while outscoring opponents by 8 points per game. Kendric Davis currently scores 19.3 points per game with 3.7 rebounds and 5.3 assists for the Tigers. DeAndre Williams had averaged 13.3 points and had 6.7 rebounds while shooting 60.7% for Memphis. Mathew Murrell currently scores 14.1 points per game and averages 3.7 rebounds for the Rebels. Amaree Abram is currently averaging 12.9 points and 2.4 rebounds for Ole Miss.
William had gone from 7 of 16 from the field and had added seven assists and three blocks. Alex Lomax had added 14 points as the Tigers won their fourth straight game. Tiger has a record of 6-2. Kendric Davis finished with 14 points, and Chandler Lawson chipped in nine points and had six rebounds for Memphis. They are led by no fewer than eight points for the final 44:26. The Tiger had shot 27 of 69, which is 39.1 percent from the field. It included 1 of 15, which is 6.7 percent from the 3-point range.
This is in addition to outrebounding the Rebels 42-39. Memphis had made 13 of their 16 attempts from the free-throw line. Ole Miss has a record of 6-2, and they have lost two straight games and were led by Mathew Murrell, who has 13 points and three rebounds. Myles Burns have added 10 points and five rebounds. Theo Akwuba finished with 10 points and four rebounds.
The Rebels had shot 21 of 63, which is 33.3 percent from the field, and included 5 of 20, which is 25 percent and from beyond the arc. This was in addition to getting outscored 46-30 in the paint. Ole Miss had trimmed the 36-22 halftime deficit to 38-28 on Burns’s layup with 16:55 left in the quarter.
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