Rebels leap to 16th in both basketball polls

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Oxford, MS-After winning a thrilling nail biter at Auburn on Saturday, Ole Miss is 6-0 in the SEC for the first time in school history. The previous best start was 5-0 during the 1936-37 season. At 17-2, the Rebels are also off to the best start in school history after 19 games. On Tuesday, Ole Miss hosts defending national champion Kentucky. The Rebels jumped seven spots to 16th in the nation in this week’s Associated Press rankings. Ole Miss is ranked 16th by AP and the coaches poll. The University of Memphis received four votes in this week’s AP poll.