WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) -- Sebastian Saiz had his school-record 21st double-double of the season, Deandre Burnett scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half and Mississippi beat Monmouth 91-83 on Tuesday night in the first round of the NIT.
Arkansas officially bursts Ole Miss' NCAA Tournament bubble with a 73-72 win that was powered at the end by Moses Kingsley's huge block on Sebastian Saiz with just under a minute left. Both teams combined to take 138 shots and there were 12 lead changes. Arkansas' biggest strength was registering
Aching knees kept Deandre Burnett from playing in Mississippi's regular season finale, and coach Andy Kennedy brought him off the bench for the Rebels' opener in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Burnett scored 16 of his 23 points in the first half, and Ole Miss beat 14th-seeded Missouri