OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Terrico White scored 19 points, David
Huertas added 17 and Mississippi beat Georgia 69-47 on Saturday.
The Rebels (15-11, 6-6 Southeastern Conference) held the
Bulldogs (10-17, 1-11) to 25 percent shooting from the floor,
blocked seven shots and dominated the paint with a 38-12 scoring
advantage under the basket in their second straight win.
It was another lackluster loss for Georgia, which has dropped 13
of its last 14 and is 1-6 under interim coach Pete Herrmann.
Terrance Woodbury led the Bulldogs with 19 points, becoming the
39th Georgia player with more than 1,000 career points.
Ole Miss struggled with its offense in the first half on the way
to a 27-21 lead at the break, but White and Huertas combined on a
13-0 run to start the second half that gave the Rebels a 19-point
lead. Malcolm White had three of his five blocks during the run.
Ole Miss held Georgia without a field goal for 3:31 out of the
locker room. It was the second significant scoreless period for the
The Rebels also held them without a point for 6 minutes early in
the first half. The stretch resulted in a 9-0 run for Ole Miss, but
just an 11-6 lead thanks to poor shooting. The Rebels were just 11
of 29 from the floor in the first 20 minutes, but Georgia was even
It was the second straight poor showing to start a game for the
Bulldogs. After scoring just 19 in the first half against Auburn on
Wednesday, they missed 21 of 29 shots against the Rebels and scored
the fourth fewest points of the season in the opening half.
Georgia's struggles continued in the second half and it finished
with just 14 total field goals. Georgia never got closer than 12
after Ole Miss' initial second-half run and trailed by as much as
The Ole Miss frontcourt was dominant, especially in the second
half. Malcolm White had 11 points and nine rebounds to go with his
blocks and Murphy Holloway finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds,
his third straight double-double.