Ole Miss stuns Florida in SEC title game

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Murphy Holloway scored 23 points and Marshall Henderson had 21 as the Mississippi Rebels gave coach Andy Kennedy his first NCAA Tournament berth Sunday by upsetting 13th-ranked Florida 66-63 for the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship.

Mississippi's Marshall Henderson pushes the ball up the floor. He had 21 points in the victory.  DAVE MARTIN/ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Mississippi's Marshall Henderson pushes the ball up the floor. He had 21 points in the victory.

The Rebels (26-8) now have won seven of eight grabbing their first tournament title since 1981 and their second ever.

Florida (26-7) haven’t won this tournament since wrapping up a three-peat in 2007.

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE

NO. 9 MIAMI 87, NORTH CAROLINA 77

In Greensboro, N.C., Shane Larkin scored a career-high 28 points, eight in the final 2½ minutes, and Miami beat North Carolina for the program’s first conference tournament title

Trey McKinney Jones added a career-high 20 points for the top-seeded Hurricanes (27-6).

P.J. Hairston scored 28 points for North Carolina. The loss by the Tar Heels
(24-10) left coach Roy Williams at 699 career wins.

BIG TEN CONFERENCE

NO. 10 OHIO STATE 50, NO. 22 WISCONSIN 43

In Chicago, DeShaun Thomas scored 17 points and Ohio State (26-7) used its stout defense to beat Wisconsin for the Big Ten title.

Traevon Jackson scored 10 points for the Badgers (23-11), who shot 38.3 percent from the field.

ATLANTIC 10 CONFERENCE

NO. 16 SAINT LOUIS 62, NO. 25 VCU 56

In New York, Kwamain Mitchell scored 19 points, including a huge 3-pointer with the shot clock winding down, and Dwayne Evans added 16 for Saint Louis (27-6), which won its first Atlantic 10 title.

Treveon Graham led Virginia Commonwealth (26-8) with 20 points.

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Riverman1 03/18/13 - 06:15 am
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Ole Miss' Marshall Henderson

Ole Miss' Marshall Henderson is a trip. I see much future news about him...good and bad.

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