Mississippi vs South Carolina Final: 75-71 - Recap
|Mississippi vs South Carolina Final: 75-71 - Recap|
Mississippi got 21 points from Marshall Henderson en route to a 75-71 victory over South Carolina on Saturday at Tad Smith Coliseum.
Mississippi earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 10-point spread.
Mississippi got 15 points from Jarvis Summers and another 12 points from Ladarius White. Jarvis Summers contributed 8 assists, while Sebastian Saiz cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
South Carolina got a 23-point performance from Brenton Williams, who was supported by 18 points from Sindarius Thornwell. Sindarius Thornwell had 6 assists in a losing cause for South Carolina, while Michael Carrera grabbed 11 rebounds.
Mississippi trailed at halftime, 40-35.
The rebound battle favored South Carolina as they grabbed 38 boards, while Mississippi only had 28.