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Hogs’ rally comes up short against Rebels

Hogs’ rally comes up short against Rebels

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) -Terrico White scored 18 points as Mississippi placed four players in double figures on Wednesday night to defeat Arkansas 74-65.

David Huertas added 16 points, while Zach Graham had 12 points and Murphy Holloway chipped in 11 for the Rebels (10-5, 1-1 Southeastern Conference).

Courtney Fortson scored 24 points andJason Henry had 19 to lead Arkansas (12-3, 0-2).

Ole Miss led 34-24 at halftime after leading by as many as 21 points in the opening 15 minutes.

Arkansas answered with a 17-2 run to get within 34-28 with 18:23 left. Fortson had eight points and an assist to highlight the surge.

The Rebels regained control with a 17-4 run, highlighted by six points from Graham, for a 51-32 lead with 11:21 left. Ole Miss hit 16 of 18 free throws in the final 10 minutes to seal the win.

The Razorbacks are on the road again Saturday with a 1:05 p.m. (Central) game at Florida, which is being televised by Raycom Sports.

Sports Category : Basketball (M)