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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Mississippi (6-1) «422870
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% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kentucky18-038-11
Arkansas13-527-920
LSU11-722-1157
Georgia11-721-1238
Texas A&M11-721-1267
Ole Miss11-721-1360
Vanderbilt9-921-14104
Alabama8-1019-1585
Florida8-1016-1772
Tennessee7-1116-1696
S. Carolina6-1217-1691
Miss. State6-1213-19216
Auburn4-1415-20128
Missouri3-159-23218

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova16-233-32
Butler12-623-1131
Georgetown12-622-1125
Providence11-722-1222
St. Johns10-821-1244
Xavier9-923-1430
Seton Hall6-1216-1597
DePaul6-1212-20197
Creighton4-1414-19151
Marquette4-1413-19147
 
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GTOWN 57 Final
Alabama 55