LOS ANGELES -- Marshall Henderson scored 18 points and Mississippi held on to beat Loyola Marymount 73-70 Wednesday night.
Anthony Ireland led the Lions (5-5) with 17 points, but missed a 3-pointer in the closing seconds for the tie. He missed on a rebound shot that was a 2-point attempt and the Lions did not attempt another 3-point shot.
Ireland also had nine rebounds and five assists. Ayodeji Egbeyemi scored 14 points, Ashley Hamilton scored 13 and Chase Flint had 12 points for Loyola Marymount, playing for the first time since Dec. 5.
Mississippi is the second Southeastern Conference team to play at LMU. Mississippi State in 2007 was the other one. The Rebels next play Saturday in the Diamond Head Invitational in Honolulu.
Hal "King" Lear, a Temple basketball star during the 1950s, died Saturday at his White Plains, New York home.
Sebastien Bellin's friend Chris Young joins Ryan Smith on Outside the Lines to discuss his friend's bravery, courage and strength after surviving the Brussels bombings in March.
Andrew White III is leaving the Nebraska men's basketball team and will play elsewhere for his final college season.