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Mississippi beats Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 73-58

Nov 29, 2009 - 11:16 PM OXFORD, Miss.(AP) -- Chris Warren and Terrico White scored 19 points each as Mississippi defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 73-58 on Sunday.

Terrance Henry added 12 points for the Rebels (5-1), who played without leading rebounder Murphy Holloway, who rested an ankle injury. Ole Miss was 27-for-63 from the field (43 percent) and had only six turnovers.

Kevin Palmer scored 15 of his 23 points in the second half to lead Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (4-3).

Ole Miss led 40-23 at halftime on the strength of a 17-4 run in the opening 7 minutes. The Islanders pulled within 10 points late in the first half, but could not get closer than 11 points in the second half.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi shot 21-for-52 from the field (40 percent), but could not overcome a 1-for-11 start.