Boxscore
Indiana St. 87, Mississippi 85
Saturday, December 22, 2012 4:00 PM
Location - Stan Sheriff Center, Honolulu, Hawaii
Officials - Michael Greenspan, Gregory Nixon, Ryan Wells
Attendance - N/A

Final Scoring Summary

FinalOT 1 2 X T
Mississippi 33 42 10 85
Indiana St. 44 31 12 87

Recap


Indiana State 87, Mississippi 85 (OT): Manny Arop recorded a career-high 27 points, including a key basket in overtime, as the Sycamores outlasted the Rebels in the first round of the Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu.

Arop’s tip-in gave Indiana State (6-3) an 81-77 lead in the extra period and Jake Odum was 6-of-6 from the free-throw line the rest of the way. Odum finished with 16 points, eight assists and eight rebounds for the Sycamores, while teammate Justin Gant added 12 points and 11 rebounds.

Marshall Henderson matched his season-high with 27 points, including a 3-pointer with 16.8 seconds left in overtime to pull Mississippi (8-2) within 85-83. Reginald Buckner had 17 points and 10 rebounds, while Murphy Holloway added 16 points and 13 rebounds for the Rebels.
 
The Rebels were hot early, building a 24-14 advantage, before Indiana State got its offense in gear. Arop led the way with 16 points in the opening 20 minutes, including three 3-pointers, as the Sycamores roared back to take a 44-33 lead at the break.

Buckner, who had just two points and one rebound in the first half, helped Mississippi claw back to tie it at 55 with nine points in the first 7:20 of the second half. Nick Williams made a 3-pointer for the Rebels with 1:03 left in regulation to send the game to overtime tied at 75.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Holloway has 30 career double-doubles, most among active SEC players. … RJ Mahurin added 12 points and Dawon Cummings 10 for Indiana State, which will play San Diego State in Sunday's semifinals. … Henderson, a junior college transfer, was 7-of-16 from 3-point range. He has taken 118 shots from beyond the arc this season.
 

Mississippi Rebels

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Murphy Holloway 37:00 8-13 0-1 0-0 4 9 13 1 5 3 3 1 16
Nick Williams 29:00 3-11 1-5 0-0 1 3 4 0 2 0 0 0 7
Marshall Henderson 37:00 10-23 7-16 0-0 1 2 3 1 4 2 0 0 27
Reginald Buckner 35:00 8-10 0-0 1-3 5 5 10 0 2 2 1 3 17
Jarvis Summers 23:00 1-7 0-1 5-8 0 1 1 3 3 1 0 0 7
Aaron Jones 17:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 2 1 3 2 2 1 0 2 2
LaDarius White 15:00 0-3 0-2 0-0 1 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 0
Derrick Millinghaus 26:00 3-12 2-5 1-2 2 3 5 2 0 0 1 0 9
Anthony Perez 5:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
Demarco Cox 1:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 225 34-83 10-31 7-13 16 27 43 11 19 9 7 6 85
  41.0% 32.3% 53.8% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 7

Indiana St. Sycamores

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
RJ Mahurin 28:00 4-9 3-6 1-1 2 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 12
Justin Gant 41:00 5-12 0-1 2-2 3 8 11 0 1 0 3 0 12
Dawon Cummings 32:00 4-10 2-5 0-0 0 5 5 4 0 0 3 0 10
Jake Odum 36:00 3-9 0-3 10-15 2 6 8 8 3 2 4 1 16
Manny Arop 34:00 9-15 4-5 5-6 2 5 7 0 1 0 0 0 27
Lucas Eitel 8:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
Khristian Smith 14:00 2-8 0-1 0-0 2 1 3 0 0 1 1 1 4
Jake Kitchell 17:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 2 3 5 0 1 0 1 1 4
Devonte Brown 14:00 0-3 0-1 0-0 0 2 2 3 2 0 0 0 0
Brandon Burnett 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 225 30-70 9-22 18-24 13 31 44 16 10 3 13 3 87
  42.9% 40.9% 75.0% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 13