The reigning SEC Co-Player of the Week Devontae Shuler returned home and put on one of his best performances in a Rebel uniform Saturday evening. The Ole Miss Rebels held on late and earned their fourth straight victory, knocking off South Carolina, 81-74 behind a career high 31 points for Irmo, South Carolina native Shuler.
Shuler’s career night was his 7th this season with 20+ points and included a season high 7 rebounds. Romello White finished with 14 points and 5 boards, while KJ Buffen added 12 points and 4 boards coming off the bench. Ole Miss shot 50% from the floor as a unit, the 3rd consecutive game shooting 50% or over. The Rebels also scored a season high 34 points from the free throw line on 44 attempts, playing a key role at Colonial Life Arena.
Ole Miss head basketball coach Kermit Davis and Devontae Shuler met with the media to recap the win after the game. Video is courtesy of Ole Miss Athletics.