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Jackson State vs. Ole Miss 12/10/2020 College Basketball Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Jackson State takes on Ole Miss on 12/10/2020 at 8:00PM.

Jackson State and Ole Miss face off in an regular season game for both teams as every game in this shortened College Basketball season with limited or no fans in attendance means more. Jackson State has a record of 0-1 this season. Ole Miss is )-) this season. Both have players to meet and know.

The Jackson State Roster

The Players to Watch for Jackson State

Tristan Jarrett 6-4 195 Guard

Tristan Jarrett has a 12.8 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. Few teams have a player like him to take on that much of the workload.

Offensive Breakdown

Tristan Jarrett this season has 0.4% of his shots attempted from 3 point range This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.5% of his three point shots fired this season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. Tristan Jarrett shot 0.333% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. His ability to score is not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

This season, when shots were missed, Tristan Jarrett is certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is one of the best at creating scoring opportunities for his teammates. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Tristan Jarrett opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is not a shot blocker. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Jonas James 6-0 160 Guard

Jonas James sports a 14.7 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Jonas James attempted 0.6% of his shots from three point range. He is considered one of the more frequent three point shooters in the conference. He made 0.333% of his three point shots fired this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. He made 0.5% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

This season, when shots were missed, Jonas James is certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is one of the best at creating scoring opportunities for his teammates. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

He is a strong defender who makes a positive impact for his team on the defensive end. Windex has found their new pitchman and his abilities on the defensive glass certainly warrant such a Dick Vitale-ism. He is not a shot blocker. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Jonas James is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Zeke Quinlan 6-7 220 Forward

Zeke Quinlan has a 4.1 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. This season, he is a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. He is not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Zeke Quinlan this season has 0.8% of his shots attempted from 3 point range It makes very little sense to give him space on the perimeter, opponents should be getting in his face. He made 0.5% of his three point shots fired this season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. He made 0.0% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

This season, when shots were missed, Zeke Quinlan is certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Zeke Quinlan opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is not a shot blocker. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Darius Hicks 6-8 225 Forward

Darius Hicks has a 20.6 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign this season. Consider that he is one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Darius Hicks attempted 0.0% of his shots from three point range. He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Darius Hicks shot nan% from long range this season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. He made 0.667% of his two point shots attempted this season. He gets his work done inside the restricted arc and has shown a strong ability to finish at the rim while showing great restraint to avoid less optimal shots. He is among the most efficient in his ability to score. As a shooter regardless of where he is, he makes something damaging happen for opponents.

This season, when shots were missed, Darius Hicks is certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

Darius Hicks has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. A strong shot-blocker who must be accounted for by opponents looking to attack the basket or post up on him. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Cainan McClelland 6-4 175 Guard

Cainan McClelland has a -11.7 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. This season, he is a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Cainan McClelland attempted 0.75% of his shots from three point range. It makes very little sense to give him space on the perimeter, opponents should be getting in his face. He made 0.0% of his three point shots fired this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. Cainan McClelland shot 0.0% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Cainan McClelland opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is not a shot blocker. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

The Ole Miss Roster

The Players to Watch for Ole Miss

Devontae Shuler 6-2 192.0 Guard

Devontae Shuler sported a 16.4 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign last season. Consider that he was one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. Devontae Shuler sported a 5.0 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. When he is on the floor, he makes a MAJOR positive impact. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Devontae Shuler last season had 0.391% of his shots attempted from 3 point range Last season, he did not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. Devontae Shuler shot 0.355% from long range last season. He is considered an above-average three point shooter and a threat who must be contained on the perimeter. Devontae Shuler shot 0.466% inside the perimeter. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. His ability to score was not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

Last season, when shots were missed, Devontae Shuler was certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is one of the best at creating scoring opportunities for his teammates. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

Devontae Shuler has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. An aggressive defender who is among the best at successfully forcing live ball turnovers in every which way. He learned the Art of the Steal.

Robert Allen 6-8 200.0 Forward

Robert Allen sported a 16.2 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign last season. Consider that he was one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. Robert Allen had a -3.1 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Robert Allen last season had 0.279% of his shots attempted from 3 point range Last season, he did not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.288% of his three point shots fired this season. Last season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. Robert Allen shot 0.484% inside the perimeter. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Robert Allen opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. He is one of the best shot-blockers in College Basketball, opponents have to game plan around him and he is an insurance policy of sorts for his team on the defensive end. This may enable them to take more risks defensively knowing he can erase shots. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Robert Allen is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Dimencio Vaughn 6-5 220.0 Guard

Dimencio Vaughn had a 21.8 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. He is among the best in the conference and even in the country as far as his on-the-court contributions. Definitely, a player to watch and opponents will have him scouted. Dimencio Vaughn had a 4.4 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. When he is on the floor, he makes a MAJOR positive impact. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Dimencio Vaughn attempted 0.276% of his shots from three point range. Last season, he did not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. Dimencio Vaughn shot 0.393% from long range last season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. He made 0.519% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

He is a strong defender who makes a positive impact for his team on the defensive end. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. A strong shot-blocker who must be accounted for by opponents looking to attack the basket or post up on him. An aggressive defender who is among the best at successfully forcing live ball turnovers in every which way. He learned the Art of the Steal.

KJ Buffen 6-7 220.0 Forward

KJ Buffen had a 19.1 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign last season. Consider that he was one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. KJ Buffen had a 5.0 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. When he is on the floor, he makes a MAJOR positive impact. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

KJ Buffen attempted 0.087% of his shots from three point range. He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. KJ Buffen shot 0.238% from long range last season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. KJ Buffen shot 0.529% inside the perimeter. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

KJ Buffen has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. A strong shot-blocker who must be accounted for by opponents looking to attack the basket or post up on him. An aggressive defender who is among the best at successfully forcing live ball turnovers in every which way. He learned the Art of the Steal.

Romello White 6-8 235.0 Forward

Romello White sported a 19.1 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign last season. Consider that he was one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. Romello White had a 4.1 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. When he is on the floor, he makes a MAJOR positive impact. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Romello White last season had 0.0% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. He made nan% of his three point shots fired this season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. He made 0.569% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. He is among the most efficient in his ability to score. As a shooter regardless of where he is, he makes something damaging happen for opponents.

He was one of the best at creating second chance scoring opportunities in the country, his ability to grab offensive rebounds is very difficult to beat. He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

He is a strong defender who makes a positive impact for his team on the defensive end. Windex has found their new pitchman and his abilities on the defensive glass certainly warrant such a Dick Vitale-ism. He is one of the best shot-blockers in College Basketball, opponents have to game plan around him and he is an insurance policy of sorts for his team on the defensive end. This may enable them to take more risks defensively knowing he can erase shots. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Khadim Sy 6-10 244.0 Forward

Khadim Sy sported a 17.1 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign last season. Consider that he was one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. Khadim Sy had a 0.9 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. Last season, he was a positive contributor for the team. Good things happened when he was on the floor. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Khadim Sy last season had 0.129% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Khadim Sy shot 0.269% from long range last season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. He made 0.563% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

He is a strong defender who makes a positive impact for his team on the defensive end. Windex has found their new pitchman and his abilities on the defensive glass certainly warrant such a Dick Vitale-ism. He is one of the best shot-blockers in College Basketball, opponents have to game plan around him and he is an insurance policy of sorts for his team on the defensive end. This may enable them to take more risks defensively knowing he can erase shots. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Khadim Sy is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Austin Crowley 6-5 188.0 Guard

Austin Crowley sported a 8.0 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Austin Crowley had a -0.4 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. He was an average contributor as far as his impact. He is not a major drag nor is he a major positive. He was not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Austin Crowley attempted 0.464% of his shots from three point range. Last season, he did not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.282% of his three point shots fired this season. Last season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. Austin Crowley shot 0.444% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.He is a stronger distributor than most that is for sure, but he is not among the elite. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is not a shot blocker. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Sammy Hunter 6-9 230.0 Forward

Sammy Hunter sported a 7.6 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Sammy Hunter sported a -3.2 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. He was not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Sammy Hunter last season had 0.113% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Sammy Hunter shot 0.125% from long range last season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. He made 0.444% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Antavion Collum 6-7 228.0 Forward

Antavion Collum had a 5.1 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Antavion Collum had a 0.0 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. He was an average contributor as far as his impact. He is not a major drag nor is he a major positive. He was not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Antavion Collum last season had 0.481% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is considered one of the more frequent three point shooters in the conference. Antavion Collum shot 0.154% from long range last season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. He made 0.429% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

Antavion Collum has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. He is not a shot blocker. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Jackson State vs. Ole Miss Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Jackson State 50 Ole Miss 91

Spread Pick: Ole Miss -21.5 -110 5Dimes
Total Pick: Over 134.5 -115 Bookmaker