SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 99, MISSISSIPPI 97 (OT)
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — David Jenkins Jr. scored 22 points, including six straight to close out overtime on Tuesday night as South Dakota State defeated Mississippi 99-97.
Mike Daum scored a game-high 26 points for the Jackrabbits (7-2) and Reed Tellinghuisen added 19, including the go-ahead 3-point shot, 93-91, with 1:28 left in overtime. Jenkins followed with two free throws and a pair of contested baskets to preserve the win.
Ole Miss (4-2) was led by Terence Davis with 22 points before fouling out late in regulation. Markel Crawford and Deandre Burnett scored 19 points apiece for the Rebels, who rallied from a 23-point first-half deficit and trailed 55-35 at halftime.
South Dakota State, which earned the automatic NCAA Tournament berth last year from the Summit Conference, shot 35 of 74 (47 percent) from the field, including 18 of 41 (44 percent) from 3-point range. Daum and Tellinghuisen accounted for 11 from the 3-point line as six different Jackrabbits hit a 3-point shot.
Ole Miss was 36 of 72 (50 percent), primarily on the strength of Davis and Crawford, who combined to finish 17 of 30 from the field. The Rebels struggled from 3-point range, hitting 7 of 27 (26 percent), and the free throw line, 18 of 27 (66 percent).
South Dakota State: The Jackrabbits, the preseason top pick in the Summit League, improved to 2-1 against Power Five conference teams, defeating Iowa and Ole Miss, after losing at Kansas. South Dakota State started 11 of 13 from 3-point range and led 51-28 late in the first half.
Jenkins led the late surge as the Jackrabbits were 4 of 4 from the field and 4 of 4 from the free throw line in the final three minutes of overtime.
Ole Miss: The Rebels missed 13 consecutive 3-point shots before Crawford broke the streak with 2:25 left in the first half. Ole Miss was outrebounded 44-41, but Marcanvis Hymon had a game-high 11 rebounds. The Rebels held an 82-78 lead with 1:57 left in regulation, but were shut out after Davis fouled out.
In other action, The Summit League recorded a pair of victories over Horizon League opponents ...
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