The Bulldogs’ coach is on the hot seat, and a run to an SEC tournament title and automatic bid might be all that can save him.
The Commodores’ style and defensive woes offer the Tigers a chance to end a three-game skid and stay on course for the big dance.
Missouri is in position to contend for a double-bye in the SEC tournament, but the Rebels could blow up that plan.
Every year media and SEC fans downplay the Ole Miss basketball program, and each year Andy Kennedy and company exceed their expectations. Not this year.
Eight current or former Rebels are heading to Rio — nine if you count Ole Miss women's track and field coach Connie Price-Smith, who will coach the Team USA women.
The star point guard posted a career high in his final regular season home game, carrying the Rebs to an 86-78 win.
With Saiz a potential go, the Rebel roundballers take a two-game winning streak down to Gainesville for their second meeting with Mike White and the Gators.
With Stefan Moody struggling on a bad hamstring, a 77-74 overtime loss feels much worse than the score would indicate.