2011–12 Ole Miss Rebels men's basketball team

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2011–12 Ole Miss Rebels men's basketball
Ole Miss Rebels logo.svg
NIT, First round
Conference Southeastern Conference
2011–12 record 20–14 (8–8 SEC)
Head coach Andy Kennedy
Assistant coach Sergio Rouco
Assistant coach Al Pinkins
Assistant coach Bill Armstrong
Home arena Tad Smith Coliseum
Seasons
2011–12 Southeastern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Kentucky 16 0   1.000     38 2   .950
#25 Florida 10 6   .625     26 11   .703
#20 Vanderbilt 10 6   .625     25 11   .694
Tennessee 10 6   .625     19 15   .559
Alabama 9 7   .563     21 12   .636
Mississippi State 8 8   .500     21 12   .636
Ole Miss 8 8   .500     20 14   .588
LSU 7 9   .438     18 15   .545
Arkansas 6 10   .375     18 14   .563
Auburn 5 11   .313     15 16   .484
Georgia 5 11   .313     15 17   .469
South Carolina 2 14   .125     10 21   .323
2012 SEC Tournament winner
As of April 2, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Ole Miss Rebels men's basketball team represented the University of Mississippi in the sport of basketball during the 2011–12 college basketball season. The Rebels competed in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Southeastern Conference (SEC). They were led by head coach Andy Kennedy, and played their home games at Tad Smith Coliseum on the university's Oxford, Mississippi campus.

They were selected to play in the 2012 National Invitation Tournament as a #2 seed, where they were defeated by Illinois State in overtime.

Previous season[edit]

The Rebels finished the 2010–11 season 20–14, 7–9 in SEC play and lost in the first round of the NIT to California.

Roster[edit]

2011–12 Ole Miss Rebels men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
F 1 Terrance Henry 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Monroe, Louisiana
G 3 Jamal Jones 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Searcy, Arkansas
G 4 Demarco Cox 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 276 lb (125 kg) So Yazoo City, Mississippi
G 10 LaDarius White 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 208 lb (94 kg) Fr McComb, Mississippi
G 12 Maurice Aniefiok 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Fr Lagos, Nigeria
G 13 Dale Hughes 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 197 lb (89 kg) RS Jr Columbus, Mississippi
F 15 Steadman Short 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Sr Simpsonville, South Carolina
G 20 Nick Williams 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) RS Jr Mobile, Alabama
F 22 Brock Shorter 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 216 lb (98 kg) RS Jr Coldwater, Mississippi
F 23 Reginald Buckner 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Jr Memphis, Tennessee
G 24 Will Norman 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 206 lb (93 kg) RS Fr Lafayette, Louisiana
F 31 Murphy Holloway 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 240 lb (109 kg) RS Jr Irmo, South Carolina
G 32 Jarvis Summers 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 184 lb (83 kg) Fr Jackson, Mississippi
F 34 Aaron Jones 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 218 lb (99 kg) Fr Pascagoula, Mississippi
G 45 Jelan Kendrick 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) RS Fr Atlanta, GA
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Exhibition
November 3, 2011*
6:00 p.m.
North Alabama W 91–62 
Tad Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
Regular Season
November 11, 2011*
6:30 p.m.
Louisiana-Monroe W 60–38  1–0
Tad Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
November 14, 2011*
7:00 p.m.
Grambling State W 69–39  2–0
Tad Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
November 18, 2011*
2:30 p.m.
vs. Drake
2011 Paradise Jam
W 63–59  3–0
Sports and Fitness Center 
Saint Thomas, USVI
November 20, 2011*
9:30 p.m., FSN
vs. No. 19 Marquette
2011 Paradise Jam Semifinals
L 66–96  3–1
Sports and Fitness Center 
Saint Thomas, USVI
November 21, 2011*
6:30 p.m., FSN
vs. TCU
2011 Paradise Jam
W 80–69  4–1
Sports and Fitness Center 
Saint Thomas, USVI
November 25, 2011*
3:00 p.m., FSN
Miami (FL) W 64–61 OT 5–1
Tad Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
December 1, 2011*
8:00 p.m., ESPNU
at DePaul
SEC–Big East Challenge
W 70–68  6–1
United Center 
Chicago, IL
December 4, 2011*
8:00 p.m., BTN
at Penn State W 72–70  7–1
Bryce Jordan Center 
University Park, PA
December 10, 2011*
2:00 p.m.
Mississippi Valley State W 80–56  8–1
Tad Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
December 14, 2011*
6:00 p.m., CSS
Louisiana-Lafayette W 66–54  9–1
Tad Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
December 17, 2011*
3:30 p.m., FSN
at Southern Miss L 82–86  9–2
Reed Green Coliseum 
Hattiesburg, MS
December 21, 2011*
8:00 p.m., FSN
vs. Middle Tennessee L 56–68  9–3
DeSoto Civic Center 
Southaven, MS
December 30, 2011*
6:00 p.m.
at Dayton L 50–62  9–4
UD Arena 
Dayton, OH
January 3, 2012*
8:00 p.m., FSN
SMU W 50–48  10–4
Tad Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
SEC Regular Season
January 7, 2012
12:30 p.m., SECN
at LSU L 55–81  10–5 (0–1)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
January 11, 2012
7:00 p.m., SECN
Arkansas W 71–63  11–5 (1–1)
Tad Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
January 14, 2012
12:30 p.m., SECN
at Auburn L 68–69 2OT 11–6 (1–2)
Auburn Arena 
Auburn, AL
January 18, 2012
8:00 p.m., CSS
No. 18 Mississippi State W 75–68  12–6 (2–2)
Tad Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
January 21, 2012
3:00 p.m., SECN
at Georgia W 66–63  13–6 (3–2)
Stegeman Coliseum 
Athens, GA
January 26, 2012
6:00 p.m., ESPN2
No. 14 Florida L 60–64  13–7 (3–3)
Tad Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
January 28, 2012
6:00 p.m., FSN
South Carolina W 66–62  14–7 (4–3)
Tad Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
February 4, 2012
7:00 p.m., ESPN2
at Alabama L 67–69 2OT 14–8 (4–4)
Coleman Coliseum 
Tuscaloosa, AL
February 9, 2012
6:00 p.m., ESPN2
at No. 20 Mississippi State L 60–70  14–9 (4–5)
Humphrey Coliseum 
Starkville, MS
February 11, 2012
6:00 p.m., FSN
Auburn W 61–54  15–9 (5–5)
Tad Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
February 16, 2012
8:00 p.m., ESPN2
Vanderbilt L 76–102  15–10 (5–6)
Tad Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
February 18, 2012
3:30 p.m., SECN
at No. 1 Kentucky L 62–77  15–11 (5–7)
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
February 22, 2012
6:00 p.m., CSS
at Tennessee L 60–73  15–12 (5–8)
Thompson-Boling Arena 
Knoxville, TN
February 25, 2012
12:30 p.m., SECN
LSU W 72–48  16–12 (6–8)
Tad Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
February 28, 2012
6:00 p.m., ESPNU
at Arkansas W 77–75  17–12 (7–8)
Bud Walton Arena 
Fayetteville, AR
March 3, 2012
3:00 p.m., SECN
Alabama W 60–51  18–12 (8–8)
Tad Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
SEC Tournament
March 8, 2012
6:30 p.m., SECN
No. (7) vs. (10) Auburn
First Round
W 68–54  19–12
New Orleans Arena 
New Orleans, LA
March 9, 2012
7:30 p.m., SECN
No. (7) vs. (2) Tennessee
Quarterfinals
W 77–72  20–12
New Orleans Arena 
New Orleans, LA
March 9, 2012
7:30 p.m., ABC
No. (7) vs. (3) Vanderbilt
Semifinals
L 53–65  20–13
New Orleans Arena 
New Orleans, LA
National Invitation Tournament
March 14, 2012
8:30 p.m., ESPNU
No. (2 AZ) No. (7 AZ) Illinois State
First Round
L 93–96 OT 20–14
Tad Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central.

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