Boxscore
Middle Tennessee St. 65, Mississippi 62
Saturday, December 8, 2012 5:00 PM
Location - Murphy Center, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Officials - Bruce Benedict, Pat Evans, Anthony Jordan
Attendance - 6107

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Mississippi 29 33 62
Middle Tennessee St. 33 32 65

Recap


Middle Tennessee 65, Mississippi 62: Kerry Hammonds made a short jumper with 40 seconds left to break a tie and the Blue Raiders held on to hand the visiting Rebels their first loss.

Marshall Henderson made a 3-pointer with 2:06 remaining to cap a 7-0 run that tied the game 59-59 for Ole Miss (6-1) before Hammonds broke free on the left side of the lane. Middle Tennessee (7-2) forced a couple of misses and made its free throws to hold on from there.

Marcos Knight led the way with 14 points for Middle Tennessee, which also beat the Rebels last December. Hammonds had seven points off the bench for the Blue Raiders, who led by as much as eight in the second half.

Henderson finished with 17 points, while Nick Williams and Murphy Holloway added 11 each for Ole Miss, which turned the ball over 17 times.

The Rebels led 26-22 before Middle Tennessee scored the next 11 points to take its biggest lead of the first half. The Blue Raiders, who scored 18 points off 10 Mississippi turnovers in the opening 20 minutes, settled for a 33-29 halftime advantage.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Middle Tennessee outscored the Rebels 26-6 off the bench. … Ole Miss freshman point guard Derrick Millinghaus returned after missing the last three games with a knee injury and scored two points in six minutes. … Middle Tennessee is 19-2 at home since the beginning of last season.
 

Mississippi Rebels

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Murphy Holloway 36:00 5-11 0-2 1-2 2 7 9 0 3 1 2 1 11
Marshall Henderson 34:00 6-17 3-12 2-2 0 5 5 0 1 1 2 0 17
Reginald Buckner 33:00 2-3 0-0 6-8 3 6 9 1 4 0 3 2 10
Jarvis Summers 24:00 2-7 1-3 2-2 0 0 0 4 4 1 2 0 7
Nick Williams 35:00 4-5 1-1 2-2 1 4 5 2 3 1 1 0 11
Derrick Millinghaus 6:00 1-3 0-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 2
LaDarius White 16:00 0-4 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 0
Aaron Jones 11:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 2
Anthony Perez 0:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Martavious Newby 5:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 200 22-52 5-21 13-16 8 23 31 7 20 6 17 4 62
  42.3% 23.8% 81.2% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 17

Middle Tennessee St. Blue Raiders

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Marcos Knight 28:00 6-14 1-3 1-3 1 1 2 1 4 1 4 0 14
Jason Jones 7:00 1-1 0-0 1-1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3
Bruce Massey 24:00 2-6 0-1 1-2 1 2 3 2 3 3 1 1 5
Raymond Cintron 27:00 3-4 3-4 1-2 0 2 2 1 2 1 0 0 10
Shawn Jones 30:00 3-7 0-0 1-3 2 4 6 1 3 2 3 1 7
Trantell Knight 16:00 4-6 0-2 1-1 0 3 3 3 3 2 0 2 9
Neiko Hunter 5:00 0-1 0-0 1-2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1
J.T. Sulton 25:00 1-4 0-0 5-5 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 7
Kerry Hammonds 24:00 3-7 1-4 0-0 0 4 4 2 1 1 3 0 7
Jacquez Rozier 6:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0
James Gallman 3:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Torin Walker 5:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 200 24-54 5-15 12-19 7 19 26 10 21 10 13 5 65
  44.4% 33.3% 63.2% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 13