Boxscore
Mississippi 72, Louisiana State 48
Saturday, February 25, 2012 1:45 PM
Location - Tad Smith Coliseum, Oxford, Mississippi
Officials - Bruce Benedict, Tony Green, Ron Groover
Attendance - 6246

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Louisiana State 24 24 48
Mississippi 34 38 72

Recap


MISSISSIPPI 72, LSU 48: Terrance Henry surpassed the 1,000-point career mark with 21 points, and the host Rebels led from start to finish.

The victory snaps a three-game losing streak for Mississippi (16-12, 6-8 SEC) and ends a four-game winning streak for the Tigers (17-11, 7-7 SEC).

Henry and Nick Williams sparked the Rebels on offense, combining for 25 first-half points as Mississippi built a 34-24 halftime lead. Williams scored six points during a 9-2 run to start the second half, his basket with 13:13 to go staking the Rebels to a 43-26 advantage.

Williams finished with 18 points on 7-for-10 shooting, hitting three 3-pointers. Henry, who came in needing nine points to reach 1,000 for his career, shot 7-for-12 from the field.

The Mississippi defense smothered LSU leading scorer Justin Hamilton, holding him scoreless until the 5:52 mark of the second half. Hamilton finished with just two points. Storm Warren led the Tigers with 13 points.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
LSU head coach Trent Johnson was ejected with 7:17 left for arguing with game officials. … Williams has reached double figures in four of his past five games. … Henry is averaging 18.0 points in his past three games. … The Rebels’ previous five SEC victories came by an average of 5.8 points. … LSU shot under 33 percent from the field, its worst in SEC play this season.

Louisiana State Tigers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Johnny O'Bryant III 28:00 4-9 0-0 1-2 5 6 11 0 3 1 4 0 9
Justin Hamilton 28:00 1-4 0-0 0-3 3 3 6 1 0 3 3 0 2
Anthony Hickey 33:00 1-7 1-5 0-0 1 2 3 2 2 1 3 0 3
Andre Stringer 34:00 3-11 2-7 2-2 0 1 1 3 3 2 1 0 10
Ralston Turner 25:00 2-8 0-5 0-0 1 0 1 2 5 0 1 1 4
Storm Warren 13:00 4-8 0-0 5-6 3 1 4 0 2 0 0 0 13
Chris Bass 12:00 1-2 0-1 0-0 0 2 2 0 3 1 1 0 2
John Isaac 11:00 1-5 1-4 0-0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 3
Malcolm White 11:00 1-3 0-0 0-1 0 2 2 0 4 0 1 0 2
Eddie Ludwig 5:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 18-58 4-23 8-14 13 17 30 10 24 8 15 1 48
  31.0% 17.4% 57.1% Team Rebs: 6   Total TO: 15

Mississippi Rebels

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Terrance Henry 29:00 7-12 1-2 6-7 0 2 2 1 0 2 3 1 21
Nick Williams 36:00 7-10 3-5 1-2 1 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 18
Reginald Buckner 23:00 2-4 0-0 3-6 5 6 11 2 5 1 1 1 7
Murphy Holloway 32:00 3-9 0-0 3-3 1 5 6 3 0 2 1 2 9
Jarvis Summers 17:00 2-6 0-0 0-2 0 1 1 2 4 0 1 0 4
Jelan Kendrick 26:00 1-4 0-0 5-6 0 4 4 3 3 0 4 0 7
LaDarius White 10:00 1-3 0-0 1-2 2 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 3
Demarco Cox 9:00 0-0 0-0 3-6 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 3
Aaron Jones 16:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0
Maurice Aniefiok 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Will Norman 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 23-49 4-7 22-34 10 24 34 13 18 8 11 4 72
  46.9% 57.1% 64.7% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 11
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