Robby Donoho

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Robby comes to the south upon his graduation from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. He grew up playing basketball in the 'Heartland of Hoops' and dreaming of becoming a sports broadcaster. He lives out his dream today here in Mississippi at WCBI. You can follow Robby on Twitter @RobbyDonoho or contact him via e-mail at robbydonoho@wcbi.com.

No. 23 Ole Miss Gets Buried at No. 20 Missouri, 98-79

COLUMBIA, Mo. (WCBI/AP) – Sophomore Jarvis Summers and junior Marshall Henderson both scored 16 point,but No. 23 Ole Miss couldn’t overcome No. 20 Missouri on the road as the Rebels fell to the Tigers 98-79 on Saturday afternoon.

(L.G. Patterson/AP)
Ole Miss’ Reginald Buckner and Missouri’s Alex Oriakhi and Lawrence Bowers were involved in an altercation in the 2nd half of the Tigers’ 98-79 victory over the Rebels.

Alex Oriakhi had a career-high 22 points to go with 18 rebounds, three blocks to lead the Tigers.

Phil Pressey had four assists to break Anthony Peeler’s career school record and had 22 points for Missouri (17-6, 6-4 Southeastern Conference), which bounced back nicely from its latest discouraging road loss, a 1-point setback at Texas A&M on Thursday. The Tigers are 14-0 at home and 0-5 on the road.

Henderson had 16 points on 4-for-15 shooting for Ole Miss (18-5, 7-3), which was on the verge of cracking the Top 25 last week but has lost three of four. Jarvis Summers also had 16 points while Murphy Holloway, coming off a career-best 24 points, was held to seven in 30 minutes.

Ole Miss whipped then-No. 10 Missouri 64-49 at home on Jan. 12, but gave up 50 points in the first half of the rematch and was outrebounded 50-32.

Missouri matched its season best with 12 3-pointers, four by Pressey and three each by Keion Bell and Jabari Brown. Bell added 21 points and Brown had 14.

Pressey, a junior, has 498 assists in three seasons, one more than Peeler totaled from 1988-92. He leads the SEC at 7.1 assists per game and finished with four assists and one turnover, one game after committing seven turnovers and missing a potential game-winning shot at Texas A&M.

The 50-point first half was a season best for Missouri, which led by as many as 23 points and had a 16-point halftime lead. After Brown’s 3-pointer with 7:07 to go in the half, Missouri was up 38-18 and had more 3-pointers (7) than Ole Miss had baskets (6). Pressey was just 4 for 13 overall, but hit his first three 3-pointers to fuel the fast start.

Ole Miss shot itself out of the game, at 38 percent overall and 2 for 9 from 3-point range. Coming off a career-best 24-point game against Mississippi State, Holloway was scoreless until 6 1/2 minutes to go and totaled two points in the half.