It’s basketball time in Ole Miss, but you wouldn’t know it looking at the Tad Pad crowd. This place isn’t big and it isn’t close to full either.
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Alabama lineup: F JaMychal Green, 6-8, Sr., 13.9 ppg., 7.1 rpg.; G Trevor Releford, 6-0, So., 12.0 ppg., 2.9 assists; G Levi Randolph, 6-5, Fr., 6.3 ppg., 4.1 rpg.; G Rodney Cooper, 6-6, Fr., 5.6 ppg., 2.4 rpg.; G Andrew Steele, 6-4, Jr., 7.1 ppg., 3.7 rpg.
Ole Miss lineup: F Terrence Henry, 6-9, Sr., 12.4 ppg., 4.4 rpg.; G Nick Williams, 6-4, Jr., 10.3 ppg., 3.4 rpg.; F Reginald Buckner, 6-9, Jr., 6.8 ppg., 8.3 rpg.; F Murphy Holloway, 6-7, Jr., 11.2 ppg., 8.9 rpg.; G Jarvis Summers, 6-4, Fr., 9.8 ppg., 2.1 rpg.
Noteworthy: Alabama beat Ole Miss 69-67 on double overtime on Feb. 4 in its last game with Tony Mitchell. … It was one of the seven Crimson Tide wins recorded in its last nine games. … Ole Miss is on a two-game winning streak after beating LSU (72-48) and Arkansas (77-75) in the past week. Before that, the Rebels lost five of their previous six games. … Alabama coach Anthony Grant is winless in two trips to Oxford and the Tide is 22-24 all time in C.M. Smith Coliseum. … JaMychal Green is the only Alabama player who averages double figures (14.4 in seven games) in his career against Ole Miss … Grant said Tide reserve center Carl Engstrom was limited to one minute of action against Auburn because of a hyper-extended knee injury.