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Alabama loses crucial SEC game to Ole Miss on the road, 87-83

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Anthony Grant and the Alabama basketball team lost their second game in a row Tuesday night after falling to Ole Miss on the road. Anthony Grant and the Alabama basketball team lost their second game in a row Tuesday night after falling to Ole Miss on the road.

OXFORD, Miss. -- Marshall Henderson scored 24 points, LaDarius White added 17 and Mississippi beat Alabama 87-83 on Tuesday night.

Ole Miss (22-8, 11-6 Southeastern Conference) won eight of nine home games in conference play. The Rebels never trailed after the opening minutes and held a double-digit advantage for almost the entire game until Alabama made a late charge.

Henderson bounced back after a terrible shooting performance on Saturday in a loss to Mississippi State. The 6-foot-2 guard made 6 of 13 shots from the field and 9 of 11 free throws. Jarvis Summers added 14 points for the Rebels.

Alabama (19-11, 11-6) had a huge 41-25 rebounding advantage but allowed Ole Miss to shoot 55.1 percent (27 of 49) from the field. Trevor Lacey led the Tide with 19 points while Nick Jacobs added 18.

Team Stat Comparison

 
ALA
MISS
Points 83 87
FG Made-Attempted 29-65 (.446) 27-49 (.551)
3P Made-Attempted 12-20 (.600) 7-15 (.467)
FT Made-Attempted 13-16 (.813) 26-35 (.743)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 29 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 19

Southeastern Conference Standings

TEAMCONF W-LTOTAL W-L
#9 Florida 13-3 23-5
Kentucky 11-5 20-9
Missouri 11-6 22-8
Ole Miss 11-6 22-8
Alabama 11-6 19-11
Tennessee 9-7 17-11
Arkansas 9-8 18-12
Georgia 8-8 14-15
LSU 8-8 17-10
Vanderbilt 7-9 13-15
Texas A&M 7-9 17-12
Auburn 3-13 9-20
Mississippi State 3-13 8-20
South Carolina 3-13 13-16
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