Rebels Rally

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Ole Miss came from 15 behind in the second half and made clutch plays late in the game to pull out a 77-75 road win over Arkansas on Tuesday night.

Terrance Henry's three-point play with 8.2 seconds remaining lifted Ole Miss to its fourth straight win in Fayetteville and its third season sweep of the Razorbacks in the last four years.

"It's really unbelievable. Four straight (wins) in this building," said Ole Miss head coach Andy Kennedy. "I give our guys credit. We shoot 20 percent in the first half, and luckily we defended decently. And we didn't turn it over as much, so we stayed in the game. We told them at half, hey, relax a little bit. In the second half we were much better at attacking the basket."

Henry, who scored the final basket of the game as well as a free throw to give Ole Miss the two-point edge, finished with 19 points to lead the Rebels. It was the second straight win for Ole Miss (17-12, 7-8 Southeastern Conference) after a three-game losing streak.

Terrance Henry

"Their defense wears you down," Henry said. "We got a little winded in the first half and early in the second half. But we kept fighting and we pulled out a win."

Jarvis Summers added 17 points, scoring 16 in the second half, and Murphy Holloway had 16 points and 16 rebounds for the Rebels.

"For us in the second half to score 51 points and shoot 58 percent from the field, I think it speaks volumes," Kennedy said. "We get 31 rebounds out of two guys. As a team, they got 35. Reg (Buckner) with 15 and Murph (Holloway) with 16 I thought did yeoman's work on the backboard, creating possessions for us that we needed to win."

The Razorbacks (18-12, 6-9) led 55-40 midway through the second half before faltering and falling to 17-3 at Bud Walton Arena this season. The loss was Arkansas' third in a row at home after opening the season 17-0.

"It was big, real big," Holloway said of the victory. "We just want to try to keep the win streak going. I'm just glad we got this win, because it was very important for this staff."

B.J. Young led the Razorbacks with 19 points. Mardracus Wade added 14 and Julysses Nobles 13.

Ole Miss hosts Alabama in the home and regular season final Saturday at 3 p.m.

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