Alabama dominates Ole’ Miss, win 103-78

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The Alabama men’s basketball team used a balanced scoring attack to earn a dominating 103-78 victory over the Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday night. The 103 points was the most scored by the Crimson Tide in a road game that did not go to overtime in program history and the third time this season UA (15-12, 7-7 SEC) has hit the century mark, something that happened a total of three times in the previous nine seasons combined.

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Five Alabama players reached double-digits, led by the performance from sophomore Kira Lewis Jr., who earned his second double-double of his career. Lewis ended with 17 points and a game-high 11 assists without a turnover in 33 minutes of action. Junior John Petty Jr. scored a team-leading 21 points, connecting on 8-of-13 from the floor and 4-of-6 from beyond-the-arc, while freshman Jaden Shackelford added 18 points to record his 10th consecutive game of double figures. Junior Alex Reese scored 12 points on the night and freshman Javian Davis added 10.

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Ole Miss (13-14, 4-10) was led by Breein Tyree who dropped a game-high 28 points, while Devontae Shuler added 21 points and 7 boards.