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COL BKB: Mississippi 85, Nebraska 75 (OT)

March 25, 2008 at 1:22 AM   |   Comments

OXFORD, Miss., March 25 (UPI) -- Chris Warren's 18 points paced a balanced Mississippi attack Monday that upended Nebraska 85-75 in overtime in the second round of the NIT.

Also in double figures for second-seeded Ole Miss (23-10) were Eniel Polynice 15, Kenny Williams and Zach Graham with 14 each, and Dwayne Curtis 10.

Aleks Maric scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the third-seeded Cornhuskers (20-13) but he also committed seven turnovers. Ade Dagunduro added 16 points, Steve Harley 14 and Jay-R Strowbridge 11.

The Rebels led 40-36 at halftime but the Huskers rallied to tie it at 70-70 at the end of regulation. Nebraska managed to hit just one of eight field goals and missed four of six free throws in overtime.

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