Holloway, Mississippi take down Lipscomb 91-45

Holloway, Mississippi take down Lipscomb 91-45
November 23, 2012, 7:29 pm
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Mississippi's Murphy Holloway (31) shoots as Lipscomb's Deonte Alexander (4) defends in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Oxford Eagle, Bruce Newman)


OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Murphy Holloway scored 23 points and added eight rebounds as Mississippi placed four players in double figures Friday to defeat Lipscomb 91-45.

Nick Williams scored 14 points for the Rebels (5-0), while Reginald Buckner and Marshall Henderson added 10 apiece. Ole Miss led 17-2 in the opening 4 minutes and was never seriously threatened.

Stephen Hurt led Lipscomb (2-2) with 14 points and seven rebounds while John Ross Glover added 12 points. The Bisons struggled from the field, managing only 12 of 49 (24.5 percent).

Ole Miss led 43-22 at halftime and by more than 30 points for most of the second half. The Rebels were 30 of 69 (43.5 percent) from the field and outrebounded the Bisons 43-38.

The Rebels improved to 56-2 against nonconference opponents at home during Andy Kennedy's seven-year tenure.