Ole Miss Defeats Tennessee, 92-74

Thursday, January 10, 2013 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

KNOXVILLE -- Ole Miss won in Knoxville for the first time since 1991 as the Rebels handed Tennessee a 92-74 defeat on Wednesday night in the conference opener for both teams.

The Vols had won 11 consecutive games at home in the series since falling 93-88 on Feb. 27, 1991.

The loss dropped the Vols to 8-5 overall as UT finished its six-game homestand 4-2.

Ole Miss, the leading scoring team in the SEC, moved to 12-2 to equal its best start since 2009-10.

The SEC's leading scorer Marshall Henderson tallied a career-high 32 points for Ole Miss. Two Rebels had double-doubles as Murphy Holloway had 15 points and 12 rebounds and Reginald Buckner had 13 points and a game-high 15 rebounds. Jarvis Summers added 16.

Jordan McRae led the Vols in scoring for the second game in a row with a career-high for the second game in a row with 26 as he returned to the starting lineup.

Jarnell Stokes had his fifth career double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds.

The Rebels outrebounded the Vols, 47-32.

Ole Miss had an advantage at the free-throw line as the Rebels went 38-of-44 from the stripe for 86.4 percent. The free throws made and attempted set records for the most by an opponent in Thompson-Boling Arena history.

Tennessee lost a conference opener for just the third time in its last 14 lid-lifters.

Down by 12 early in the second half, the Vols chipped away early in the second half. McRae's 3-pointer with 13 minutes left, cut the deficit to five at 53-48.

But, Ole Miss used a 6-0 run to regain a double-figure lead at 61-50 on floater by Henderson with 10:55 left.

The Rebels took a 16-point lead on back-to-back 3-pointers by Henderson with 9:19 left, putting Ole Miss ahead 69-53.

Tennessee responded with consecutive treys by Derek Reese and McRae to make it 69-59 Ole Miss.

Ole Miss continued to keep the Vols at bay. Henderson added the final blow on a 3-pointer with five minutes left as he surpassed his previous career-high of 27. That gave the Rebels a 79-64 lead.

The Rebels continued to hold the secure lead the rest of the way.

The Rebels scored the first four points after halftime to take the first double-figure lead of the game, going up 42-30.

Ole Miss led the Vols, 38-30 at halftime. Holloway (13) and Henderson (10) led the scoring. Stokes had 10 for the Vols.

The Rebels took a nine-point lead midway through the half at 24-15 on a pair of foul shots by Henderson.

At halftime, the athletic department recognized the Stokely Family as the building, bearing their name -- that was the former home of the Vols -- the Stokely Athletic Center, closed its doors at the end of 2012.

Tennessee will play its first road game in more than a month as the Vols head to Alabama for a Saturday showdown in Tuscaloosa. The game tips at 1 p.m., and will air on ESPN2 and can be heard on the Vol Network.

Official Basketball Box Score
Ole Miss vs Tennessee
01/09/13 8:00 p.m. at Knoxville, Tenn. (Thompson-Boling Arena)


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VISITORS: Ole Miss 12-2, 1-0 SEC
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
23 Buckner,Reginald.... f  3-4    0-0    7-9    4 11 15   5  13  0  2  1  0  29
34 Jones,Aaron......... f  0-1    0-0    1-2    1  2  3   4   1  0  1  3  0  17
10 White,LaDarius...... g  2-5    0-1    0-0    0  1  1   0   4  2  0  0  1  20
22 Henderson,Marshall.. g  8-19   3-12  13-14   0  4  4   1  32  1  2  0  2  36
32 Summers,Jarvis...... g  4-7    0-0    8-9    0  1  1   3  16  3  2  0  1  29
01 Newby,Martavious....    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0  0+
03 Millinghaus,Derrick.    1-2    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   2  1  0  0  0  12
13 Perez,Anthony.......    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0  0+
20 Williams,Nick.......    2-7    1-2    2-2    1  1  2   3   7  0  0  0  0  23
25 Brutus,Terry........    1-1    0-0    0-0    1  2  3   0   2  0  0  0  0   3
31 Holloway,Murphy.....    4-12   0-0    7-8    4  8 12   3  15  2  4  1  2  31
   TEAM................                         3  3  6
   Totals..............   25-58   4-15  38-44  14 33 47  19  92  9 11  5  6 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 13-31 41.9%   2nd Half: 12-27 44.4%   Game: 43.1%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  0-6   0.0%   2nd Half:  4-9  44.4%   Game: 26.7%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half: 12-14 85.7%   2nd Half: 26-30 86.7%   Game: 86.4%    2


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HOME TEAM: Tennessee 8-5, 0-1 SEC
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
05 Stokes,Jarnell...... f  5-13   0-0    5-9    3  8 11   3  15  1  1  0  0  32
20 Hall,Kenny.......... f  0-1    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   5   0  0  1  0  0  12
01 Richardson,Josh..... g  3-10   1-4    2-4    1  1  2   4   9  1  1  1  2  36
11 Golden,Trae......... g  3-10   1-4    0-0    0  2  2   5   7  5  1  0  0  23
52 McRae,Jordan........ g  8-14   3-8    7-9    1  3  4   3  26  2  1  1  1  35
00 Makanjuola,Yemi.....    2-2    0-0    3-4    2  5  7   1   7  0  0  0  0  15
03 Reese,Derek.........    3-8    1-5    0-0    1  3  4   1   7  1  0  0  1  20
13 McBee,Skylar........    1-5    1-4    0-0    0  0  0   3   3  0  0  0  1  20
24 Lopez,Brandon.......    0-1    0-0    0-0    0  1  1   1   0  1  2  0  1   5
32 Edwards,D'Montre....    0-1    0-1    0-0    0  0  0   1   0  0  1  0  0   2
   TEAM................                         1     1
   Totals..............   25-65   7-26  17-26   9 23 32  27  74 11  8  2  6 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 13-37 35.1%   2nd Half: 12-28 42.9%   Game: 38.5%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  2-12 16.7%   2nd Half:  5-14 35.7%   Game: 26.9%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  2-3  66.7%   2nd Half: 15-23 65.2%   Game: 65.4%    7


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Officials: Anthony Jordan, Pat Adams, John Hampton
Technical fouls: Ole Miss-None. Tennessee-None.
Attendance: 17059
Score by Periods                1st  2nd   Total
Ole Miss......................   38   54  -   92
Tennessee.....................   30   44  -   74

Points in the paint-UM 34,UT 32. Points off turnovers-UM 11,UT 13.
2nd chance points-UM 25,UT 11. Fast break points-UM 4,UT 7.
Bench points-UM 26,UT 17. Score tied-0 times. Lead changed-1 time.
Last FG-UM 2nd-00:20, UT 2nd-00:16.
Largest lead-UM by 21 2nd-00:20, UT by 4 1st-18:34.

(E-mail Stan Crawley at wscrawley@earthlink.net)


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