Scores

Final

Ole Miss 81

(10-2, 2-1 away)

Hawaii 66

(6-5, 5-4 home)

Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

4:30 PM ET, December 25, 2012

Stan Sheriff Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

1 2 T
MISS 29 5281
HAW 30 3666

Top Performers

Ole Miss: M. Holloway 18 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

Hawaii: V. Joaquim 29 Pts, 15 Reb, 2 Blk

Mississippi 81, Hawaii 66

Associated Press

HONOLULU -- Murphy Holloway scored 18 points to lead Mississippi to an 81-66 win over Hawaii in the fifth-place game of the Diamond Head Classic on Tuesday.

Nick Williams and Marshall Henderson scored 16 points each and Aaron Jones added 10 points for the Rebels (10-2), who pulled away in the final four minutes from a close game.

Vander Joaquim led Hawaii (6-5) with 29 points and 15 rebounds. Isaac Fotu had 11 points and Christian Stanhardinger had 10 in the loss.

Jones' putback gave the Rebels the lead for good at 65-63 with 3:40 left and his emphatic, uncontested dunk made it 69-63 with 2:21 remaining.

Henderson hit back-to-back 3-pointers to give the Rebels a 25-9 lead with 8:34 left in the first half. The Rainbow Warriors responded with a 21-4 run to take a 30-29 halftime lead.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MISS
HAW
Points 81 66
FG Made-Attempted 27-61 (.443) 24-61 (.393)
3P Made-Attempted 7-20 (.350) 2-16 (.125)
FT Made-Attempted 20-25 (.800) 16-20 (.800)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 16 5

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