Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Rebels Down Hilltoppers on the Road

Jarvis Summers
Jarvis Summers

Junior Jarvis Summers scored 24 points and senior Marshall Henderson added 23 points as Ole Miss come from behind to down Western Kentucky 79-74 on the road Monday.

Henderson hit seven 3-pointers for the Rebels(9-3), which has won three of its last four games. Sebastian Saiz recorded 11 points and seven rebounds for the Rebels, who shot 56.3 percent from beyond the arc.

T.J. Price poured in a game-high 26 points for Western Kentucky (8-5), which could not overcome 18 turnovers. George Fant recorded his first double-double of the campaign, notching 13 points and 14 boards while Trency Jackson netted 11 points for the Hilltoppers.

Western Kentucky made its first four 3-pointers of the game to go up by seven before pushing the lead to 26-13 after Price’s triple midway through the first half. Henderson led all scorers with 12 points in the opening 20 minutes as Ole Miss closed out the first half on a 24-7 run to take a 39-36 edge into the break.

Summers scored eight straight points to give the Rebels a 65-62 advantage before Price snapped a field-goal drought of over five minutes for the Hilltoppers to even it. Henderson hit two clutch 3-pointers down the stretch to put the Rebels ahead 72-67 as the Rebels handed Western Kentucky its first home loss of the season.

– Written by OleMissSports.com

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