Jenkins' layup sends Ole Miss past Arkansas
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - Kenyotta Jenkins scored a go-ahead layup with 4 seconds remaining, Tia Faleru added 16 points and Mississippi beat Arkansas 63-62 in the first round of the Southeastern Conference tournament Wednesday night.
No. 11 seed Arkansas led by 10 on Jessica Jackson's jumper, but the Razorbacks were outscored 13-2 in the final 4:45.
Valencia McFarland and Diara Moore each added 14 points for No. 14 seed Ole Miss.
The Rebels went up 63-62 after Faleru missed a jumper, Moore grabbed the rebound and fed Jenkins inside.
The game ended as Jackson, who had 21 points and 11 rebounds, missed a 16-footer at the buzzer.
The Rebels will play No. 6 seed Auburn Thursday.
Arkansas lost its first SEC tournament game for the eighth time in the last nine years.
Bell's 3s lead Arkansas past Ole Miss 110-80
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Anthlon Bell scored a career-high 23 points as Arkansas' surge toward an NCAA tournament berth continued with a resounding 110-80 win over Ole Miss on Wednesday night.
The Razorbacks have now won six straight games - their longest streak in regular-season conference play since the 1997-98 season - and eight of nine overall since opening SEC play 2-6.
Bell and Mardracus Wade, who finished with a season-high 18 points, combined to hit 12 of Arkansas' 17 3-pointers - matching the school's mark for most made in an SEC game.
The Razorbacks led by as many as 43 points in the second half.
Marshall Henderson had 15 points to lead the Rebels, who have lost six of seven games, while Jarvis Summers added 11.
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