Henderson's FTs lift No. 23 Ole Miss over Auburn

Henderson's FTs lift No. 23 Ole Miss over Auburn
January 26, 2013, 11:09 pm
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Mississippi players celebrate after defeating Auburn 63-61 in their NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Todd J. Van Emst)

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AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Marshall Henderson scored 15 points and made the game-winning free throws with 7 seconds remaining to lift No. 23 Mississippi over Auburn 63-61 on Saturday night.

Henderson went to the line with the score tied after an off-the-ball foul was called on Shaq Johnson as Ole Miss (17-2, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) was inbounding under its own basket. Frankie Sullivan's last-second heave for Auburn was off the mark, and the Rebels escaped.

LaDarius White led Ole Miss with 17 points and Jarvis Summers added 14.

Chris Denson had 18 points for Auburn (8-11, 2-4).

Ole Miss won it on free throws after a poor shooting night from the line overall. The Rebels were 2 of 15 before Henderson made two in the final seconds.

Auburn led 33-31 at halftime and by as many as nine before Ole Miss came charging back in the second half.