Miss 39 40 79
Wkentucky 36 38 74
Date of game: 12/30/2013

Recap: Western Ky vs. Ole Miss

Bowling Green, KY (SportsNetwork.com) - Jarvis Summers scored 24 points and Marshall Henderson poured in 23, as the Ole Miss Rebels fended off the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, 79-74, in a non-conference clash at E.A. Diddle Arena.

Summers shot 7-of-11 from the field and 8-of-10 from the free-throw line for Ole Miss (9-3), while Henderson was 7-of-13 from 3-point range. Sebastian Saiz added 11 points and seven rebounds for the Rebels, who have won three of four.

For WKU (8-5), T.J. Price finished with a game-high 26 points, doing so on 6- of-10 shooting from beyond the arc. George Fant tallied a double-double with 13 points and 14 rebounds, while Trency Jackson chipped in 11 points.

Ole Miss held a 39-36 lead at the half behind 51.9 percent field goal shooting in the opening 20 minutes. WKU lagged behind at just 40 percent shooting, but it kept the game close by going 7-of-13 from beyond the arc.

The contest remained tight throughout the second half. The Hilltoppers tied the game at 65 on a Price layup with under three minutes to play, but the Rebels ran off four quick points to take the lead for good. Ole Miss shot 7- of-10 from the free-throw line in the final 1:24 to put the game away.

Ole Miss won the takeaway battle, 18-11.

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