Lipscomb vs Ole Miss

Mississippi 91, Lipscomb 45

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OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Murphy Holloway scored 23 points and added eight rebounds as Mississippi placed four players in double figures Friday to defeat Lipscomb 91-45.

Nick Williams scored 14 points for the Rebels (5-0), while Reginald Buckner and Marshall Henderson added 10 apiece.

Stephen Hurt led Lipscomb (2-2) with 14 points and seven rebounds while John Ross Glover added 12 points. The Bisons struggled from the field, managing only 12 of 49 (24.5 percent).

Ole Miss raced to a 17-2 lead in the opening five minutes. The Rebels hit 6 of 7 shots in the early outburst, including 3-point shots from Henderson, Holloway and Williams.

"It was important to get off to that 17-2 start, especially against a team that wanted to set the tempo," Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy said. "We did a pretty good job of maintaining that after halftime because they (Lipscomb) kept playing hard."

Ole Miss led 43-22 at halftime and by more than 30 points for most of the second half. The Rebels were 30 of 69 (43.5 percent) from the field and outrebounded the Bisons 43-38.

"Murphy is our swag and energy, so it was good to see him on those numbers," Kennedy said. "Marshall (Henderson) struggled a little bit with his shot, but I was excited to see him get seven rebounds and five assists. That was great."

Henderson, the leading scorer for the Rebels this season at 18.8 points per game, was a season-low 3 of 14 from the field, including 2 of 12 from 3-point range. When asked about Henderson's shooting performance, Kennedy smiled.

"Marshall will make them when they count," he said.

The Rebels will get a week's rest before hosting Rutgers in the Big East/SEC Challenge to conclude a six-game home stand.

"We've got two very difficult games coming up with Rutgers and a road game at Middle Tennessee State," Kennedy said. "I'm anxious to see where we are and those games will tell us a lot."

The Rebels improved to 56-2 against nonconference opponents at home during Kennedy's seven-year tenure.

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Lipscomb Bison
M. Smith, F251-80-03222
M. Smith, F200-64-60054
O. Garcia, C130-10-03030
D. Alexander, G260-32-21112
K. Sankey, G261-43-86125
S. Hurt257-110-070214
J. Glover212-67-901212
J. Hampton181-42-23235
T. Denny120-21-21051
C. Johnson80-40-02110
C. Sanderson60-00-01000
Z. Ellis00-00-00000
Totals 12-4919-293882645
 24.5%65.5% 
Ole Miss Rebels
R. Buckner, F253-44-770010
M. Holloway, F249-134-782323
J. Summers, G242-50-21614
M. Henderson, G233-142-275210
N. Williams, G215-91-131414
M. Newby200-57-83127
A. Perez182-85-64139
A. Jones172-20-03244
L. White162-50-03026
D. Cox92-40-01014
T. Brutus20-00-00000
C. Peeper10-00-00100
Totals 30-6923-3343192291
 43.5%69.7% 
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Lipscomb7-712-21269
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Arkansas9-916-16133
Alabama8-1018-1573
Miss. State7-1114-17152
Tennessee6-1215-19145
Auburn5-1311-20175
Missouri3-1510-21223
 
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