Men’s basketball: MSU pregame notes

Laura Owens

The Crimson Tide (13-7, 5-1) comes into this game against Mississippi State (11-9, 3-3) still perfect at home, looking for win No. 12 at home. With a win, the Tide will also improve to 6-1 in the conference for its best start to Southeastern Conference play since 2004-2005.

Alabama won the first game this season in Starkville, Miss., 75-57 and hopes to sweep the series Wednesday night. The Tide leads the all-time series 113-72 and is 34-8 against the Bulldogs in Coleman Coliseum.

JaMychal Green leads the team in SEC play with 17.5 points and 8.2 rebounds per game.