Gameday Central: Auburn Tigers vs. Ole Miss Rebels

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Game Details

Date: Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 Tip: 6:00 PM CT
TV: Fox Sports SouthRadio: Auburn Sports Network / XM 200
Live Stats: GameTracker Audio: Auburn All-Access

Auburn Probable Starters

F 2 Allen Payne 6-6 / 210 So.
F 22 Kenny Gabriel 6-8 / 209 Sr.
C 41 Rob Chubb 6-10 / 242 Jr.
G 11 Josh Wallace 5-10 / 170 Jr.
G 23 Frankie Sullivan 6-1 / 206 Jr.

Ole Miss Probable Starters

F 1 Terrance Henry 6-9 / 210 Sr.
F 23 Reginald Buckner 6-9 / 225 Jr.
F 31 Murphy Holloway 6-7 / 240 Jr.
G 20 Nick Williams 6-4 / 210 Jr.
G 32 Jarvis Summers 6-4 / 184 Fr.

Game Notes

Scouting Ole Miss

The Rebels, who lost at Mississippi State 70-60 on Thursday, lost at Auburn 69-68 in double overtime on Jan. 14 ... in the loss to the Bulldogs, the Rebels were led by Reginald Buckner's 15 points and nine rebounds, Jarvis Summers 12 points and Jelan Kendrick's career-high tying 11 points, five rebounds, two assists and two steals in 20 minutes ... Ole Miss is coming off a tough week on the road, losing at Alabama 69-67 in double overtime on Saturday and the loss at Mississippi State ... Terrance Henry averages a team-high 11.9 points followed by Murphy Holloway's near double-double of 10.2 points and 9.1 rebounds and 54.5 percent shooting from the field ... Jarvis Summers, who had 22 points on 4-of-8 three-pointers in the previous game at Auburn, adds 10.0 ppg and 3.3 apg while shooting 41.4 percent from 3-point range ... Nick Williams averages 10.0 ppg ... in SEC play, Williams, who had 19 points at Alabama on Feb. 4, is averaging 12.3 ppg and Henry 12.4 ppg and 6.1 rpg ... on the season, Ole Miss is shooting 42.9 percent from the field, 29.7 percent from 3-point range and 59.5 percent from the foul line ... however, the Rebels shot 54.5 percent from 3-point range on 6-of-11 shots at Alabama on Feb. 4 ... Ole Miss is 9-1 in Tad Smith Coliseum this year with the only loss coming to No. 13 Florida 64-60 on Jan. 26.

Auburn-Ole Miss Series

This is the 124th meeting between the Tigers and Rebels with Auburn holding a 73-50 advantage.

Auburn has won two-straight games in the series, including a 69-68 overtime win over Ole Miss on Jan. 14 in Auburn.

Last season, Auburn came from 20 points down in the second largest come- back in school history to defeat Ole Miss 76-73 in Auburn Arena on March 2 after Ole Miss thrashed Auburn 90-59 on Feb. 16 in Oxford.

Ole Miss holds a 36-23 series lead in Oxford, including a 30-15 record in Tad Smith Coliseum. The Rebels have won three straight between the two in Oxford.

The Tigers hold a 49-11 series lead in Auburn and have won 11 of the last 15 games between the two in Auburn.

The Rebels hold a 3-1 edge in neutral sites.

Tony Barbee vs. Ole Miss

Auburn head coach Tony Barbee is 2-2 coaching against Ole Miss as Auburn d feated Ole Miss 69-68 in double overtime on Jan. 14 and splitting the two games last season. His UTEP Miners lost 91-81 in overtime to the 20th-ranked Rebels on Dec. 16, 2009, in Southaven, Miss.

6 of 10 Auburn Wins in Series

The last two Auburn-Ole Miss games have been decided by a combined four points with the Tigers winning both of them in Auburn Arena.

The Tigers defeated the Rebels 69-68 in double overtime on Jan. 14.

Last season, Auburn came from 20 points down in the second largest come- back in school history to defeat Ole Miss 76-73 in Auburn Arena. Kenny Gabriel scored a career-high 24 points, making 3-of-5 three-pointers to lead the Tigers. Auburn trailed 38-18 with 2:01 left in the first half as Ole Miss went 8-of-16 from 3-point range to take a 41-25 halftime lead.

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