Oxford, MS (SportsNetwork.com) - Marshall Henderson and Jarvis Summers each tallied 19 points to lead the Ole Miss Rebels over instate rival Mississippi State 82-63 in SEC Conference play at Tad Smith Coliseum.
LaDarius White scored 11 points for the Rebels (14-5, 5-1 SEC), who won their fourth straight game. Sebastian Saiz and Aaron Jones pulled down 11 and 10 rebounds, respectively.
IJ Ready and Roquez Johnson both scored 13 points for the Bulldogs (13-6, 3-3). They were the team's only double-digit scorers.
In the first half the Rebels shot 45.2 percent from the field and 8-of-10 at the free-throw line. The Bulldogs, at 39.3 percent on field goal tries and just 2-of-5 at the charity stripe, trailed 38-27 at halftime.
Both teams' field goal shooting improved in the final 20 minutes, with the Rebels shooting 46.9 percent to the Bulldogs' 41.9 percent. Ole Miss established a 21 point lead, early in the half, its largest of the day.
Poor free throw shooting hurt the Bulldogs, who hit just 6-of-14 in the contest. They were also heavily outrebounded in the loss (43-32).