Lights Come Back On as Rebels Hold Off Arkansas

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) -- Marshall Henderson scored 16 points, Murphy Holloway added 15 and Mississippi pulled away for a 76-64 victory over Arkansas on Saturday afternoon.

Ole Miss (15-2, 4-0) is now off to its best start in conference play since the 1936-37 season. The Rebels won despite a mediocre shooting performance and a 30-minute power outage that delayed the game late in the first half.

The Rebels didn't make a 3-pointer in the first half, but hit six of them after halftime to slowly pull away. Jarvis Summers and Nick Williams both added 14 points to help extend the team's winning streak to seven games.

Arkansas (11-6, 2-2) recovered from a 13-point deficit early in the second half to tie the game at 50 with 10:59 remaining. The Razorbacks were led by 16 points from Marshawn Powell.


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