Recap: Ole Miss vs. South Carolina
Oxford, MS (SportsNetwork.com) - Marshall Henderson notched 21 points, leading the Ole Miss Rebels in a comeback win against the South Carolina Gamecocks, 75-71, in SEC action at Tad Smith Coliseum.
Jarvis Summers helped out with 15 points and eight assists for the Rebels (15-6, 6-2 SEC), who have won five of their last six games. LaDarius White and Aaron Jones added 12 and 11 points, respectively.
Brenton Williams logged a game-high 23 points for the Gamecocks (8-13, 1-7), who have lost seven of their last eight. Sindarius Thornwell followed with 20 points. Michael Carrera pulled down 11 rebounds.
The Rebels shot an even 50 percent from the field in the first half. Their opponents, however, converted 56 percent, including 4-of-7 from 3-point range, to take a 40-35 lead into halftime.
Both teams declined offensively in the second half, with the Rebels shooting 38.7 percent to the Gamecocks 37.5 percent. The Rebels did, however, capitalize on 13-of-18 at the line, and took the lead with four minutes left on a Summers 3-pointer.
The Gamecocks led by as many as 15 points midway through the second half, but allowed their opponent to come all the way back. Ole Miss outscored USC 23-12 in points off turnovers, as the visitors gave away the ball 18 times in the contest.Game Notes