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Top 25: Ole Miss 64, No. 10 Missouri 49

Published January 12, 2013 8:47 pm

Top 25 basketball • Ole Miss scored the first nine points of the game.
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Oxford, Miss. • Murphy Holloway scored 22 points, Jarvis Summers added 12 and Mississippi cruised to a 64-49 victory over No. 10 Missouri on Saturday night.

Ole Miss (13-2, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) led the entire game, jumping out to an early 9-0 lead thanks to timely shooting and superior defense. Holloway nearly was unstoppable in the paint, making 8 of 12 shots from the field and 6 of 10 free throws.

Missouri (12-3, 1-1) was without leading scorer Laurence Bowers, who is out with a sprained MCL in his right knee, and it was obvious the offense missed him. The Tigers were led by 13 points from Jabari Brown.

Missouri pulled to 41-33 with 16 minutes remaining but couldn't get any closer. The Rebels' defense was suffocating for most of the night, forcing 19 turnovers. —

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