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Mississippi Beats Tennessee 77-72 In Overtime

Updated: March 9, 2012 09:55 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Terrance Henry scored 19 points, Jarvis Summers added 17 and Mississippi beat Tennessee 77-72 in overtime in the Southeastern Conference tournament quarterfinals on Friday night.

Henry hit two free throws with 9.1 seconds left in regulation to give Ole Miss a 61-58 lead, but Tennessee's Skylar McBee banked in a 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds left to tie the game and send it overtime.

The Rebels pushed ahead 70-63 in overtime on Murphy Holloway's putback, but Tennessee rallied to pull within 74-72 on two free throws by Jarnell Stokes. Henry closed out the game by making two free throws with 11 seconds remaining.

Ole Miss (20-12) advances to the tournament semifinals for the first time since 2007.

Tennessee (18-14) was led by Trae Golden's 21 points. Skylar McBee and Cameron Tatum both scored 15.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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