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Jarvis Greer

Rebels Come Back to Beat Alabama State

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - David Huertas scored a game-high 25 points

to lead Mississippi to an 85-81 win against Alabama State on Monday

night.

Chris Warren scored 16 points, Murphy Holloway had 15 and

Malcolm White chipped in with 12 for the Rebels (7-3).

Roland Fitch led the Hornets (1-6) with 22 points, and was 10 of

11 from the floor. Andrew Hayes scored 15 and Brandon Brooks had

11.

The Hornets outshot the Rebels, shooting 56.9 percent from the

field (33 of 58) compared to a 48.4 percent mark (30 of 62) for Ole

Miss. But the Rebels sank 20 free throws in the game versus just

six for the Hornets.

Ole Miss outscored Alabama State 49-40 in the second half after

trailing by five points at the break.

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