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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Scoreboard
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% 
Southeastern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kentucky16-232-64
Florida14-427-910
Arkansas12-626-1028
S. Carolina12-626-1143
Ole Miss10-822-1477
Alabama10-819-1578
Vanderbilt10-819-1638
Georgia9-919-1552
Texas A&M8-1016-1593
Tennessee8-1016-1682
Auburn7-1118-14113
Miss. State6-1216-16149
LSU2-1610-21194
Missouri2-168-24255

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova15-332-41
Butler12-625-915
Creighton10-825-1026
Seton Hall10-821-1244
Providence10-820-1356
Marquette10-819-1361
Xavier9-924-1437
St. Johns7-1114-19140
Georgetown5-1314-18107
DePaul2-169-23236
 
Other games
St John's 59 Final
Kentucky 81
GTOWN 57 Final
Alabama 55