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GAME FIVE

Ole Miss (4-0) vs. Lipscomb (2-1)

Date: Friday, Nov. 23, 2012
Time: 4:00 p.m. CT
Location: Oxford, Miss.
Arena: Tad Smith Coliseum (8,867)
Television: None
Radio: Ole Miss Radio Network
          David Kellum, play-by-play
          Keith Kessinger, analyst
Live Audio: OleMissSports.com
Live Video: OleMissSports.com
Satellite Radio: Sirius 106, XM 2201
Series: Ole Miss leads 4-0

TIP OFF

• With 15 points vs. McNeese State, senior F Murphy Holloway now has 1,010 career points and is the 34th member of the Ole Miss 1,000-point club.
• The Rebels scored 90-plus points in three-straight games to start the season for the first time since 2007-08 and rank second in the SEC averaging 87.8 ppg.
• Junior Marshall Henderson has started his Rebel career averaging an team-best 18.8 ppg over the first four contests, which ranks third in the SEC. The 49 points he scored his first two games is the most by a Rebel to start his career since "World Class" Gerald Glass scored 59 points in 1988.
• Holloway grabbed nine rebounds vs. McNeese State, which vaulted him past Rahim Lockhart (780) and Dwayne Curtis (774) into fifth-place in Ole Miss history with 782 boards. Next on the list is John Stroud in fourth-place with 826 boards.
• With two blocks vs. McNeese State, senior F Reginald Buckner moved past Leon Douglas of Alabama for 15th in SEC with 237 career blocks. Buckner is just four blocks shy of tying Mamadou N'diaye of Auburn for 14th with 241 blocks.

KENNEDY ADMINISTRATION BEGINS SEVENTH YEAR
In seven seasons under Mississippi native Andy Kennedy, Ole Miss has a 129-78 record, two SEC West championships, five 20-win campaigns and five postseason berths, which includes a pair of trips to the NIT Final Four. The Rebels have their sights set on challenging for the program's first NCAA Tournament bid since 2002, as Kennedy enters his seventh year at the helm.

KENNEDY NOTCHES CAREER WIN 150
With a victory over McNeese State, head coach Andy Kennedy notched his 150th career victory. Kennedy is 150-91 (.622 winning pct.) in his eighth season as a head coach.

HOLLOWAY JOINS THE 1,000-POINT CLUB
With 15 points vs. McNeese State, senior F Murphy Holloway became the 34th member of the Ole Miss 1,000-point club. Holloway now has 1,010 career points, which ranks just 26 points behind Todd Abernethy for 33rd in school history. He currently leads in the SEC in field goal percentage (.727) and ranks 21st in the league in scoring at 14.0 ppg.

HENDERSON OFF TO A HOT START
Junior G Marshall Henderson was known as a scorer when coach Andy Kennedy signed the guard out of South Plains Junior College, and the Hurst, Texas native has definitely lived up to that billing in the first four games of the season, as he is averaging a team-best 18.8 ppg. Henderson scored a game-high 22 points in the season opener versus Mississippi Valley State, hitting 5-of-11 from behind the arc and becoming the first Rebel to nail five 3-pointers in a game since Dundrecous Nelson in 2011. He finished the game 6-of-12 from the field and added two steals and an assist in his first collegiate start. In his second game vs. Coastal Carolina, Henderson poured a game-high 27 points, including 6-of-13 from three, and added four assists, two rebounds and two steals. The 49 points Henderson scored in his first two games is the most by a Rebel to start his career since "World Class" Gerald Glass scored 59 points in 1988.

HOLLOWAY IS MASTER OF THE GLASS
Entering his final season at Ole Miss F Murphy Holloway has broken into the school's top 10 for career rebounds. With nine rebounds versus UALR, Holloway vaulted past Rahim Lockhart (780) and Dwayne Curtis (774) into fifth-place in Ole Miss history with 782 boards. Next on the list is John Stroud in fourth-place with 826 boards. Holloway is the SEC active career leader in rebounds and double-doubles, ranks second in steals and third in points. He is tied for the SEC lead this season with two double-doubles and ranks second in the conference in rebounding at 9.8 rpg.

BUCKNER MOVES UP IN SEC CAREER BLOCKS LIST
Senior F Reginald Buckner became the Rebels' all-time career leader in blocked shots last year. In just 100 games, the Memphis native has now accumulated 237 blocks, which ranks 15th in SEC history with Leon Douglas of Alabama. He trails Mamadou N'diaye, of Auburn, by just four blocks for 14th on the list. The school record was previously held by Sean Murphy, who had 180 blocks in 117 games from 1988-91. Buckner's 2.3 average this season ranks third among SEC players. He now holds the school record for blocks in a career, season and game. He blocked at least one shot in 30 of 32 games last year and 87 of 100 games over his three-year career. His total of 69 blocks last season is the Ole Miss record by a junior and is the second-most in a season in school history. His sophomore season total of 95 is the school record.

SEC Career Blocks Leaders
1. 564 Jarvis Varnado, Mississippi State (2007-10)
2. 412 Shaquille O'Neal, LSU (1990-92)
3. 360 Kyle Davis, Auburn (2001-04)
4. 327 Lavon Mercer, Georgia (1977-80)
5. 318 Steven Hill, Arkansas (2005-08)
6. 285 Robert Horry, Alabama (1989-92)
7. 275 Sam Muldrow, South Carolina (2008-11)
8. 272 Dwayne Schintzius, Florida (1986-90)
9. 268 Jamaal Magloire, Kentucky (1997-2000)
10. 266 Roy Rogers, Alabama (1993-96)
11. 249 Brandon Wallace, South Carolina (2004-07)
249 Erick Dampier, Mississippi State (1994-96)
13. 247 Charles Claxton, Georgia (1992-95)
14. 241 Mamadou N'diaye, Auburn (1997-2000)
15. 237 Reginald Buckner, Ole Miss (2009-)

REBELS FORCING OPPONENTS' HAND
Ole Miss has forced 82 turnovers in the first four games for an average of 20.5 turnovers per game, The Rebels have 41 steals compared to only 51 turnovers this season. Ole Miss ranks second in the SEC in turnover margin at +7.8 and third in steals at 10.3 spg.

SCOUTING THE BISON
Lipscomb enters the non-conference tilt with 2-1 record after wins over Gardner-Webb and Maryville and a loss to Belmont. The Bisons return three starts off last year's squad that posted a 17-13 record and a 12-8 mark in Atlantic Sun play. Sophomore forward Malcolm Smith leads LU averaging 15.5 ppg, while senior guard Deonte Alexander is second with 12.7 ppg. Junior Khion Sankey has posted a team-best 9.7 boards per game and 3.3 assists per game.

REMEMBER NOVEMBER
In seven seasons under head coach Andy Kennedy, Ole Miss has racked up a 34-6 record in November games, including a 4-0 mark this season and a 6-1 record last year.

DEFENDING HOME COURT
Winning at home has been a trademark of Andy Kennedy's squads since he took the reins in 2006-07. Ole Miss is 88-18 (.830 win pct.) in games played at Tad Smith Coliseum during Kennedy's tenure, including a 4-0 record this season. Ole Miss has won 219 of its last 269 games (.814 win pct.) in Oxford dating back to the 1995-96 campaign. The Rebels have an all-time record of 452-197 (.696 win pct.) at Tad Smith Coliseum, which opened in 1965-66.

NON-CONFERENCE SUCCESS
Ole Miss boasts a 79-21 record (.790 win pct.) against teams outside the SEC since Andy Kennedy took over in 2006-07, including a 55-2 mark at home. The Rebels are 4-0 versus non-conference foes this year.

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