Mississippi beats Arkansas 76-64

Mississippi beats Arkansas 76-64
January 19, 2013, 4:26 pm
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The overhead scoreboard and emergency lights illuminnate the court after the main lights went out at the main lights at the C.M. "Tad" Smith Coliseum during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Arkansas and Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Oxford Eagle, Bruce Newman)

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OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Marshall Henderson scored 16 points, Murphy Holloway added 15 and Mississippi pulled away for a 76-64 victory over Arkansas on Saturday afternoon.

Ole Miss (15-2, 4-0) is now off to its best start in conference play since the 1936-37 season. The Rebels won despite a mediocre shooting performance and a 30-minute power outage that delayed the game late in the first half.

The Rebels didn't make a 3-pointer in the first half, but hit six of them after halftime to slowly pull away. Jarvis Summers and Nick Williams both added 14 points to help extend the team's winning streak to seven games.

Arkansas (11-6, 2-2) recovered from a 13-point deficit early in the second half to tie the game at 50 with 10:59 remaining. The Razorbacks were led by 16 points from Marshawn Powell.