Mississippi tops South Carolina 65-49

Mississippi tops South Carolina 65-49


AP Sports Writer

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Jarvis Summers scored 20 points, Stefan Moody added 16 and Mississippi beat South Carolina 65-49 on Saturday.

Moody scored all of his points, including three 3-pointers, in the second half to lead the Rebels to a relatively easy victory. Sebastian Saiz added 10 points and five rebounds.

Ole Miss (10-5, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) never trailed, though South Carolina tied the game at 33 early in the second half. The Rebels responded with five straight points and the Gamecocks never seriously threatened again.

South Carolina (9-5, 0-2) has lost two straight following a seven-game winning streak. Tyrone Johnson led the Gamecocks with 13 points.

South Carolina shot just 18 of 48 (37.5 percent) from the field, including 4 of 20 (20 percent) from 3-point range.

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