White scores career-high 26 with 6 3s as Mississippi holds off Coastal Carolina 71-68



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OXFORD, Mississippi — LaDarius White scored a career-high 26 points, including 6 of 8 from 3-point range, to lift Mississippi to a 71-68 win over Coastal Carolina on Thursday.

Jarvis Summers and Stefan Moody added 16 and 11 points, respectively, for the Rebels (7-3), combining for five free throws in the final 55 seconds to preserve the win.

Ole Miss, trailing 41-28 at halftime, had a decisive 15-2 run midway through the second half to take a lead it never surrendered.

Elijah Wilson and Shivaughn Wiggins had 19 points apiece for Coastal Carolina (8-3), which led by 17 points on two occasions in the first half. Josh Cameron added 15 points for the Chanticleers, who finished 22 of 43 (51 percent) from the field.

Ole Miss was 23 of 46 (50 percent) from the field, including 9 of 24 (37.5 percent) from 3-point range. The Rebels were 16 of 19 from the foul line and forced 17 turnovers.

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