NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Jarvis Summers scored 16 points in leading the Mississippi Rebels who nearly blew a 13-point lead in the second half before beating Vanderbilt 63-52 Wednesday night.
The Rebels (13-5, 4-1 Southeastern Conference) now have won three straight overall and leave Memorial Gym with back-to-back wins in a place where they had won in only six of their first 55 visits.
Vanderbilt (9-8, 1-4) just couldn’t overcome the Rebels’ 44-40 edge on the boards for a 15-8 edge in second-chance points, and Ole Miss turned the Commodores’ 17 turnovers into 16 points.
Marshall Henderson, who was 1-of-8 in the first half, finished with 11 points for Ole Miss. Anthony Perez added 13 and Ladarius White 11.
Rod Odom scored a game-high 18 points for Vanderbilt. Damian Jones had 14.
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