NCAA Game Summary - Fordham at Ole Miss
(Friday, January 4)
Final Score: Ole Miss 95, Fordham 68
Oxford, MS (Sports Network) - Marshall Henderson scored a game-high 21 points, leading five players in double figures, as the Ole Miss Rebels delivered a 95-68 win over the Fordham Rams in non-conference play at Tad Smith Coliseum.
Reginald Buckner tallied 18 points, eight rebounds, six blocked shots and three steals for the Rebels (11-2) as they won their third straight outing. Derrick Millinghaus accounted for 16 points, Murphy Holloway 15 and a game- high 13 rebounds, followed by Nick Williams with 11 points off the bench.
The Rams (4-11) were paced by Ryan Canty who registered a double-double with 15 points and 10 boards before fouling out, while Bryan Smith and Mandell Thomas chipped in 14 and 12 points, respectively, as the team bowed for the second time in three games.
Fordham led by four points just over three minutes into the first half thanks to a successful 3-pointer by Thomas, but after than the Rebels took over and eventually grabbed a 46-35 advantage at the break.
The second half was all Ole Miss as the host connected on 53.1 percent from the floor and 12-of-14 at the free-throw line as it cruised to the comfortable win.
In addition to holding Fordham to just 7-of-25 shooting beyond the arc on the night, the Rebels also forced 22 turnovers which they traded in for 31 points.
01/04 23:26:40 ET