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Georgia forward Mike Peake dunks the ball against Mississippi in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Southeastern Conference Tournament Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Georgia won 81-63. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Georgia tops Mississippi 81-63 in SEC Tournament opener

Mar. 11, 2020 11:54 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rayshaun Hammonds knocked down his first of couple shots and kept firing to jump-start Georgia's impressive beginning to the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Hammonds had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and the Bulldogs shot 55% to beat Mississippi 81-63 in Wednesday night's opener of...

Perry leads Mississippi State over Ole Miss 69-44

Mar. 7, 2020 9:49 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Reggie Perry had 22 points and 14 rebounds to lead Mississippi State to a 69-44 win over Mississippi on Saturday night. It was Perry's Southeastern Conference-leading 17th double-double of the season and 26th of his career. Mississippi State (20-11) finishes the regular season...

Tyree lead Ole Miss charge past past Missouri 75-67

Mar. 4, 2020 11:58 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi coach Kermit Davis leaned in and whispered to his senior guard Breein Tyree as both exited the court with smiles after Mississippi defeated Missouri 75-67 Wednesday night. I told him that may have been the most efficient offensive performance I've ever seen," said Davis,...

Shuler carries Ole Miss to blowout win over Vandy

Feb. 29, 2020 3:50 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Not much has gone right in Jerry Stackhouse’s first season at Vanderbilt. The Commodores are last in the Southeastern Conference with only one SEC win, and that one was almost a month ago. Even so, Saturday’s 86-60 loss to Ole Miss was especially demoralizing for...

Auburn center Austin Wiley and Mississippi guard Devontae Shuler (2) vie for a rebound during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)

Austin Wiley, No. 15 Auburn hold off Ole Miss 67-58

Feb. 25, 2020 10:12 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers didn't need a big second-half comeback this time against Mississippi, but did have to avoid their own collapse. Austin Wiley had 15 points and 11 rebounds and No. 15 Auburn withstood several Rebels' rallies for a 67-58 win Tuesday night. The Tigers (24-4, 11-4...

Balanced, explosive Alabama defeats Mississippi 103-78

Feb. 22, 2020 11:44 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — After a late 12-0 run by Texas A&M cost Alabama a crucial home win earlier this week, the Crimson Tide surely wasn't going to let its foot off the gas on the road. John Petty Jr. scored 21 points, Jaden Shackelford had 18, and Kira Lewis Jr. added 17 to lead Alabama to a 103-78...

Missouri head coach Cuonzo Martin looks for a call during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. Missouri won 71-68.(AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Pinson, Smith won't cool off as Mizzou edges Ole Miss

Feb. 19, 2020 12:00 AM EST

For the second game in a row, Missouri’s Xavier Pinson and Dru Smith carried the team’s offense. Pinson scored a career-high 32 points on 9-of-13 shooting and missed just one free throw in 11 attempts as Missouri beat Ole Miss 71-68 on Tuesday night. Dru Smith added 17 points for the Tigers (13-13,...

Kentucky's Immanuel Quickley (5) passes near Mississippi's Blake Hinson (0) and Khadim Sy (3) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

No. 12 Kentucky edges Mississippi 67-62 for 4th straight win

Feb. 15, 2020 6:44 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Stringing baskets together was only half the challenge for Kentucky, which also had to counter-punch its way past Mississippi. The lead traded hands nine times in the final five minutes before Nick Richards ultimately gave the No. 12 Wildcats the needed edge at the foul line. ...

Mississippi State guard D.J. Stewart Jr. (3) and forward Abdul Ado (24) guard Mississippi guard Breein Tyree (4) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. Mississippi won 83-58. (AP Photo/Thomas Graning)

Tyree carries Mississippi over Mississippi State 83-58

Feb. 11, 2020 10:17 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Breein Tyree turned in a performance that prompted Mississippi coach Kermit Davis to admit, "The best I've ever seen by one of my players and I've been coaching a long time." Tyree scored a career-high 40 points, 27 in the second half, while adding five rebounds and four assists as the...

Tyree leads Ole Miss to win over Florida

Feb. 8, 2020 4:57 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The second season, proclaimed by Mississippi coach Kermit Davis as the month of February, has been a rousing success after two games. Breein Tyree scored 23 points as the Rebels won successive SEC games for the first time this season with a 68-51 win over Florida Saturday, snapping a...