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110 years of history tell us why State is favored over Ole Miss tonight

Posted on AllSides February 21st, 2024
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The Ole Miss-Mississippi State basketball rivalry, 110 years old this month, will be renewed tonight at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville. If history tells us anything, it is that the home team has a massive advantage. You could look it up. In fact, I did. The 96 miles that separate Oxford and Starkville make a huge difference. When Ole Miss plays in Starkville, State wins 78% of the time. When State plays at Oxford, Ole Miss wins 65% of the time. Overall, State leads the series, having won 149 of the...

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