Ole Miss takes on UT Chattanooga Sunday afternoon live from Oxford, Mississippi in a game that the Rebels should win with ease. The Rebels are heading into the game with the Mocs riding a four-game winning streak for the first time since 2016-2017, another win would give the Rebels five straight wins for the first time 2015 when they closed out the year with seven straight wins.
When the Mocs travel to Oxford on Sunday afternoon it will be the first trip for Chattanooga to Ole Miss since December 7th, 1959. The Mocs are 0-2 when playing at Ole Miss, and 2-6 overall against the Rebels. The last meeting between the two teams came in 1985 in Birmingham, AL when the Mocs got the best of the Rebels by a score of 89-78.
Coming into the game with the Mocs the Rebels have been shooting the lights out of the ball going for at the very least 50% per game in the Rebels five out of the seven wins. Ole Miss season average is an impressive 49.7% from the field.
Ole Miss leads the SEC in free throw shooting and field goal percentage, ranking 6th and 26th in the country.
Ole Miss will look to Breein Tyree to have another big game for the Rebels when they take the floor on Sunday. Tyree leads the Rebels in scoring and ranks 6th in the SEC; he has scored at least 20 points in four of his past six games.
Kermit Davis has his Rebels playing to a level that Ole Miss across the state have not seen since 2013 when Marshall Henderson led the Rebels to an SEC Tournament Championship win over the Florida Gators. The Rebels are heading into the game with the Mocs with an impressive 7-2 record and will be looking for their 8th win on the season. The Rebels two losses came at the hands of two good teams in Butler and Cincinnati. The Rebels will look to close out this homestand with a win before hitting the road on Friday night to face MTSU in Nashville, on Friday night.
Ole Miss will tip-off against Chattanooga Sunday at 5p on the SEC Network.