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
Texas A&M13-528-918
Kentucky13-527-911
S. Carolina11-725-965
LSU11-719-1494
Vanderbilt11-719-1463
Ole Miss10-820-1297
Georgia10-820-1462
Florida9-921-1555
Arkansas9-916-16133
Alabama8-1018-1573
Miss. State7-1114-17152
Tennessee6-1215-19145
Auburn5-1311-20175
Missouri3-1510-21223

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova16-235-54
Xavier14-428-67
Seton Hall12-625-919
Providence10-824-1140
Butler10-822-1156
Creighton9-920-15100
Marquette8-1020-13110
Georgetown7-1115-18106
DePaul3-159-22199
St. Johns1-178-24246
 
Other games
St John's 59 Final
Kentucky 81
GTOWN 57 Final
Alabama 55