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WINTHROP GAMEDAY

WINTHROP (5-3) VS. OLE MISS (7-0)

• When: 8 p.m.

• Where: Memorial Coliseum, Jackson, Miss.

• TV: None

• Radio: WRHI (1340 AM, 94.3 FM), 7:30 p.m.

• Winthrop's probable starters: G Chris Gaynor 5-10 Sr. (9.6 ppg, 4.1 apg); G Michael Jenkins 6-3 Sr. (15.6 ppg, 4 rpg); C Charles Corbin 6-7 Fr. (7.6 ppg, 4.7 rpg); F Mantoris Robinson 6-5 So. (6.9 ppg, 3.6 rpg); F Taj McCullough 6-7 Sr. (14.1 ppg, 5.8 rpg)

• Ole Miss' probable starters: G Chris Warren 5-11 Fr. (15.3 ppg, 6 apg); G Eniel Polynice 6-5 So. (12.7 ppg, 4.4 rpg); C Dwayne Curtis 6-8 Sr. (13.7 ppg, 8 rpg); G Trevor Gaskins 6-2 Fr. (11.6 ppg, 1.9 rpg); F Kenny Williams 6-8 Sr. (10.4 ppg, 8.9 rpg)

• Notes: The Rebels tied for the SEC West title last year but failed to make the NCAA tournament. They lost to Clemson in the second round of the NIT. ... The Rebels average 43 rebounds per game, almost 10 more than opponents. ... Gaskins leads the team in 3-point shooting, hitting 55 percent. ... Warren, Curtis and Gaskins shoot better than 80 percent from the line. ... The Eagles haven't played since beating Akron Dec. 4. ... The Eagles have more turnovers (118) than assists (96). ... Jenkins and Gaynor have combined for 60 of the team's 118 3-point attempts. ... Winthrop's last trip to Mississippi (Dec. 18, 2006) resulted in a 74-63 win over Mississippi State.

• Next up: Winthrop plays at Mount Saint Mary's at 7 p.m. Dec. 18.

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