News 12 @ 6 Saturday March 8, 2008
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- Ole Miss moved closer to its first NCAA
tournament bid since 2002 by beating Georgia 76-62 for its first
road conference victory of the season. Chris Warren and Dwayne Curtis each scored 15 points today to lead five Ole Miss scorers in double figures. Kenny Williams added 14 despite sitting out most of the second half with four fouls.
Jeremy Parnell, who played behind Williams, added 13 points,
including 11 in the second half and David Huertas had ten. Ole Miss (21-9 overall, 7-9 Southeastern Conference) was 0-7 in road conference games before beating the Bulldogs. Georgia (13-16, 4-12) finished sixth in the SEC East. Each team will play in Thursday night's opening round of the SEC tournament in Atlanta.
Terrance Woodbury led Georgia with 18 points. Billy Humphrey had
14 and senior Sundiatta Gaines added 13 despite making only 5 of 21
shots in his final home game.
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