Missouri 31 31 62
Miss 24 40 64
Date of game: 3/15/2013

Recap: Ole Miss vs. Missouri

Nashville, TN (Sports Network) - Derrick Millinghaus tied the game up with a 3-pointer and then knocked down the game-winner jumper as time expired to lift the third-seeded Ole Miss Rebels to a 64-62 victory over the Missouri Tigers in the quarterfinal round of the SEC Tournament at Bridgestone Arena.

Millinghaus finished 5-of-8 from the floor for 11 points for Ole Miss (24-8), which also received an outstanding 27-point outing from Marshall Henderson. The Rebels will take on Vanderbilt in the semifinals on Saturday.

Alex Oriakhi made all seven of his field goal attempts to net a team-high 16 points for the Tigers (23-10). Phil Pressey tallied 13 points and eight assists while Earnest Ross chipped in 12 points.

Missouri looked to be in control early on as it hit on 43.3 percent of its field goal tries en route to a 31-24 halftime lead. The Rebels shot just 33.3 percent from the floor including a 1-of-10 mark from beyond the arc in the opening 20 minutes.

Ole Miss rallied behind a 20-point second half by Henderson as it chipped away at the deficit. Pressey scored 11 of his points for the Tigers in the second stanza, but his squad shot a collective 37.9 percent from the field.

Missouri held a sizeable, 47-35 edge in the rebounding battle but it let the lead slip away despite the Rebels' poor, 11-of-20 showing at the free-throw line.

Game Notes

Montana State wraps up spring campaign

Quarterback Dakota Prukop faced relentless pressure from the defense in Montana State's spring football game on Saturday, but he had plenty of answers for the pass rushers.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Peavy put on DL with back strain

Jake Peavy's lingering back issues forced the struggling San Francisco Giants to place the veteran pitcher on the 15-day disabled list Saturday.

Oilers win lottery for top NHL draft pick

New York, NY (Sports Network) - The Edmonton Oilers won the NHL Draft Lottery on Saturday and will have the No. 1 pick for the fourth time in six years.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.