Miss 62
Midtennst 33 32 65
Date of game: 12/8/2012

Recap: Middle Tennessee vs. Ole Miss

Murfreesboro, TN (Sports Network) - Marcos Knight scored 14 points to lead the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders to a 65-62 win over rival Ole Miss Rebels at the Murphy Center.

Raymond Cintron added 10 points for the Raiders (7-2), who have won five of their last six games.

Ole Miss (6-1) got 17 points from leading scorer Marshall Henderson. Murphy Holloway narrowly missed a double-double, scoring 11 points and pulling in nine rebounds. Nick Williams netted 11 points and Reginald Buckner scored 10.

Middle Tennessee was led in the first half by Holloway, who scored nine points on 4-of-6 shooting. The Raiders forced 10 turnovers in the opening frame and led 33-29 at intermission thanks to Ole Miss missing seven of its eight 3-point attempts.

Ole Miss managed to outscore the Raiders in the second half even though its bench was outscored 17-2. Two free throws from JT Sulton gave Middle Tennessee a four-point lead with 20 seconds left, and Ole Miss was unable to close the gap.

The Raiders lead the all-time series with the Rebels, 4-2. Ole Miss lost despite outscoring Middle Tennessee 17-6 in second chance points.

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