Mississippi vs DePaul

Mississippi 70, DePaul 68

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - Murphy Holloway scored off a timely steal with 3.7 seconds remaining to lift Mississippi to a 70-68 victory over DePaul in a Big East-SEC Challenge contest on Thursday night.

Holloway grabbed the ball from Blue Demons forward Cleveland Melvin and dashed downcourt for the score.

Holloway had 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Rebels (6-1), who led by 17 points early in the second half. Brandon Young had 18 points for DePaul (4-2), and Melvin added 14 points and 10 rebounds.

The victory was the third straight for Ole Miss and second in three meetings against the Blue Demons.

The Rebels built a double-digit lead while DePaul failed to make a field goal in the final 7:04 of the first half.

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DePaul (4-2)284068

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Mississippi Rebels
M. Holloway, F377-132-5122416
T. Henry, F252-50-32134
D. Cox, C81-10-01002
N. Williams, G387-92-340417
J. Summers, G295-122-623312
R. Buckner304-71-29239
D. Nelson253-54-924210
M. Aniefiok50-00-02000
A. Jones30-00-00010
Totals 29-5211-2838122070
 55.8%39.3% 
DePaul Blue Demons
C. Melvin, F344-185-8101214
M. Morgan, F303-110-04238
K. Faber, C202-32-25056
B. Young, G335-107-1133118
J. Kelly, G311-50-25333
W. Clahar154-51-10229
J. Crockett142-50-02046
C. McKinney141-32-21114
D. Robertson Jr.90-00-03040
Totals 22-6017-2639122568
 36.7%65.4% 
Southeastern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Florida13-223-58
Kentucky13-223-510
Arkansas10-521-735
S. Carolina10-520-829
Alabama9-616-1185
Ole Miss8-717-1165
Vanderbilt8-715-1347
Georgia7-816-1251
Tennessee7-815-1364
Auburn6-917-1178
Texas A&M6-914-1395
Miss. State5-1014-13138
Missouri2-137-20248
LSU1-149-18170

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova13-326-32
Butler11-522-611
Creighton9-622-626
Xavier8-718-1021
Marquette8-717-1068
Seton Hall7-817-1048
Providence7-817-1155
St. Johns6-912-16123
Georgetown5-1014-1479
DePaul2-139-19223
 
Other games
St John's 59 Final
Kentucky 81
GTOWN 57 Final
Alabama 55