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Published on February 7th, 2015 | by Carver Rayburn

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The Bench Abides; Snoop, Perez Guide Rebels to Fifth Straight Victory

LaDarius “Snoop” White and Anthony Perez led Ole Miss down the stretch and the Rebels defeated Auburn 86-79. The Rebels, (16-7, 7-3) won their fifth straight SEC game. As a team, Ole Miss shot 58 percent from the floor, including a 72 percent performance in the second half.  

White, who finished with a team-high 20 points, was 8 of 12 from the floor including two three pointers. Perez contributed 10 points, five rebounds and three crucial free throws late. Both players came off the bench to lead the charge.  Ole Miss’ bench produced 34 points to Auburn’s 14.

 

The Rebels continued to dominate at the charity stripe, hitting 20 of 24 in the second half and 73 percent for the game.

 

Ole Miss will play Florida on the road in Gainesville Thursday, February 12. The game will be aired by ESPN2 at 6PM.

 

POINTS OFF TURNOVERS        1   2 – Tot
Ole Miss…………….                         2   8 –  10
Auburn………………                         2   6 –   8

 


POINTS IN PAINT                         1   2 – Tot

Ole Miss…………….                         18  18 –  36
Auburn………………                         6  18 –  24

 

2ND CHANCE POINTS               1   2 – Tot
Ole Miss…………….                        4   5 –   9
Auburn………………                        5   5 –  10

 

FAST BREAK POINTS                 1   2 – Tot
Ole Miss…………….                        4   2 –   6
Auburn………………                        6   4 –  10

 

BENCH POINTS                           1   2 – Tot
Ole Miss…………….                        8  26 –  34
Auburn………………                        3  11 –  14

 Photo courtesy of Auburn Media Relations.

 

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About the Author

Carver Rayburn was born and raised an Ole Miss Rebel in Oxford, Mississippi. He has worked for many newspapers and magazines in both editorial and advertising, including OffBeat Magazine, The Hattiesburg American, The Meridian Star, The Neshoba Democrat, The Madison County Journal, The Clarke County Tribune, The New Albany Gazette, Southeastern Football Saturdays, and Rebel Yell. He currently lives in New Orleans and has a four-year-old son, Hart. You can contact Carver at carverrayburn@hotmail.com.



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