Recap - Mississippi Defeats Alabama 79-67
|Recap - Mississippi Defeats Alabama 79-67|
Jarvis Summers scored 20 points leading Mississippi to a 79-67 victory over Alabama at Tad Smith Coliseum on Wednesday.
Bettors who backed Mississippi were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 6 at sportsbooks.
Mississippi got 15 points from Martavious Newby and another 13 points from Marshall Henderson. Jarvis Summers contributed 5 assists, while Martavious Newby cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Alabama got 27 points from Shannon Hale in a losing cause and another 16 points from Trevor Releford. Trevor Releford contributed 3 assists for them, while Shannon Hale had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Mississippi were victorious, as the score was 43-28 at the break.
Mississippi had a 42-24 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.