NCAA Game Summary - Ole Miss vs. San Francisco
(Sunday, December 23)
Final Score: Ole Miss 85, San Francisco 78
Honolulu, HI (Sports Network) - Murphy Holloway tallied a double-double with 23 points and 13 rebounds as the Ole Miss Rebels overcame a first half deficit to defeat the San Francisco Dons, 85-78, in a consolation matchup of the Diamond Head Classic at the Stan Sheriff Center.
Ole Miss (9-2) will now play Hawaii on Tuesday in the fifth-place game, while San Francisco (5-6) will face off with East Tennessee State in the seventh-place matchup.
Nick Williams scored 18 points for the Rebels, while Marshall Henderson netted 12 points and Jarvis Summers had 11 points.
For the Dons, Cody Doolin tallied 20 points, eight assists, and seven rebounds. De'End Parker chipped in 17 points, and Cole Dickerson put up 14 points.
San Francisco led by as many as 13 in the first half, but Ole Miss climbed back to make its deficit just five, 38-33, at halftime.
The second half saw two ties and four lead changes in the first 12 minutes before a Williams' 3-pointer gave the Rebels a 64-62 advantage, a lead they would not surrender the rest of the way.
San Francisco outshot Ole Miss from the floor, 50.9 percent to 45.6 percent, but the Rebels held a 24-15 advantage at the foul line.
12/23 23:22:38 ET