Mississippi 80, MVSU 56
LaDarius White scored 16 points in his season debut Saturday to
lift Mississippi to an 80-56 win over Mississippi Valley State.
White, a freshman guard, became eligible earlier in the day
after completing first semester academic requirements and clearance
from the NCAA. He hit 6 of 12 from the field, including four from
Ole Miss (8-1) had five players to score in double figures, led
by White. Dundrecous Nelson had 12 points, Reginald Buckner scored
11 points with 10 rebounds,, and Murphy Holloway and Terrance Henry
added 10 points apiece.
Paul Crosby scored 16 points, Falondo Jones had 13 and Terrance
Joyner added 12 for Mississippi Valley State (1-8). The Delta
Devils led 16-15 after the opening 10 minutes.
Ole Miss led 41-22 at halftime and led by as many 26 points in
the second half. The Rebels improved to 34-0 all-time against
Southwestern Athletic Conference teams.