Barclays Center Classic - Mississippi vs Penn State Final: 79-76 - Recap
|Barclays Center Classic - Mississippi vs Penn State Final: 79-76 - Recap|
Mississippi earned a 79-76 victory over Penn State on Saturday, getting 19 points from Jarvis Summers at Barclays Center.
Mississippi won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 3.5-point spread.
Marshall Henderson had 19 points for Mississippi and Derrick Millinghaus chipped in with 14 points. Jarvis Summers had 5 assists for them, while Sebastian Saiz was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Penn State got a 23-point performance from D.J. Newbill, who was supported by 17 points from Ross Travis. Tim Frazier had 10 assists in a losing cause for Penn State, while Ross Travis grabbed 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Mississippi were victorious, as the score was 44-39 at the break.
Mississippi had a 38-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.