NCAA Game Summary - Ole Miss at Mississippi State
(Saturday, March 2)
Final Score: Mississippi State 73, Ole Miss 67
Starkville, MS (Sports Network) - Colin Borchert scored a team-high 21 points
as the Mississippi State Bulldogs held on to defeat the Ole Miss Rebels,
73-67, in an SEC tilt at Humphrey Coliseum.
Gavin Ware recorded 12 points and seven rebounds for the Bulldogs (8-20, 3-13
SEC), followed by Jalen Steele and Roquez Johnson who added 10 points apiece
as Mississippi State snapped a 13 game-losing streak.
For the Rebels (21-8, 10-6) Murphy Holloway contributed a double-double with
game highs of 22 points and 19 rebounds. Marshall Henderson put up 16 points,
but shot only 4-of-19 from the floor, as Ole Miss had a two-game winning
streak come to an end.
In the first half Ole Miss made 11-of-29 from the floor and 4-of-5 free
throws. MSU knocked down 10-of-23 field goal attempts and 11-of-19 foul shots,
en route to a 34-30 advantage at the break.
Ole Miss was held to 14-of-44 from the floor, including 2-of-20 beyond the arc
in the second half. MSU knocked down 10-of-25 from the floor and 16-of-18 free
throws as it captured the six-point victory.
MSU survived despite turning the ball over 19 times on the day.
03/02 20:49:06 ET
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