Ole Miss holds off Mizzou, sweeps season series with Tigers

Mississippi Missouri Basketball
Posted at 10:54 PM, Feb 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-24 00:10:50-05

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Devontae Shuler scored 14 points and Mississippi swept the season series against Missouri, beating the 24th-ranked Tigers 60-53. Romello White, Luis Rodriguez and Jarkel Joiner added 10 points apiece for Ole Miss, which beat then-No. 10 Missouri 80-59 earlier this month.

Kobe Brown led Missouri with 12 points while Mark Smith added 11. Jeremiah Tilmon had 10 points and 10 rebounds, his seventh double-double of the season.

The game was close down the stretch until Shuler and KJ Buffen hit consecutive buckets to give Ole Miss a four-point lead with 1:18 to go.