Louisiana-Monroe vs Mississippi Wrap - Mississippi Wins 75-62
Louisiana-Monroe was burned for 26 points by Marshall Henderson on Wednesday as Mississippi picked up a 75-62 win at Tad Smith Coliseum.
Mississippi won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 16-point spread.
Mississippi got 13 points from Ladarius White and another 8 points from Jarvis Summers. Ladarius White contributed 7 assists, while Ladarius White cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Louisiana-Monroe got 17 points from Amos Olatayo in a losing cause and another 12 points from Tylor Ongwae. Nick Coppola contributed 5 assists for them, while Jayon James had 11 rebounds.
Mississippi hit the break leading 37-33 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Louisiana-Monroe as they grabbed 45 boards, while Mississippi only had 33.