Diamond Head Classic - Recap - Mississippi Defeats Hawaii 81-66
|Diamond Head Classic - Recap - Mississippi Defeats Hawaii 81-66|
Mississippi earned an 81-66 victory over Hawaii on Tuesday, getting 18 points from Murphy Holloway at Stan Sheriff Center.
Mississippi was the ATS victor, as they covered the 7.5-point spread as a favorite.
Nick Williams had 16 points for Mississippi and Marshall Henderson chipped in with 16 points. Jarvis Summers had 6 assists for them, while Murphy Holloway was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Hawaii got a 29-point performance from Vander Joaquim, who was supported by 11 points from Isaac Fotu. Jace Tavita had 8 assists in a losing cause for Hawaii, while Vander Joaquim grabbed 15 rebounds.
Mississippi trailed at halftime, 30-29.
Hawaii won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-32.