Recap: Arkansas vs. Ole Miss
Fayetteville, AR (Sports Network) - Terrance Henry converted a three-point play with 8.2 seconds remaining for Ole Miss and the Rebels held on for the thrilling 77-75 win over the Arkansas Razorbacks in SEC play at Bud Walton Arena.
Henry finished with a team-best 19 points for the Rebels (17-12, 7-8 SEC) as they logged their second straight win. Jarvis Summers produced another 17 points and Murphy Holloway a huge double-double with 16 points and a game-high 16 rebounds, while Reginald Buckner accounted for eight points, 15 boards and three blocked shots before picking up his fifth personal foul.
The Razorbacks (18-12, 6-9) were paced by B.J. Young with 19 points and seven rebounds, followed by Mardracus Wade and Julysses Nobles with 14 and 13 points, respectively, as the squad fell for the fourth time in the last five outings.
Ole Miss led by as many as six points in the first half, but by the end of the period the Rebels had experienced an 18-point swing and found themselves trailing by nine points at the break, 35-26. The visitors shot just 26.7 percent from the floor in the opening period, Arkansas 39.4 percent.
In the second half the lead for the Hogs reached 16 points with 13:36 remaining, but Ole Miss refused to back down and slowly chipped away at the deficit thanks to 58.1 percent shooting from the field.
Henry took the game into his own hands and knocked down a late layup and then converted the ensuing free throw after being fouled.
Young, who put the hosts ahead by a score of 75-74 by converting a pair of free throws with 13.3 seconds to play, had a chance to tie the game in the waning moments following Henry's made free throw, but his layup missed the mark.
The Rebels won the battle of the boards, 44-35, and also outscored Arkansas at the charity stripe by a 20-10 margin.Game Notes