OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Antonio Reeves came off the bench to score a season-high 27 points, Oscar Tshiebwe had a double-double and Kentucky pulled away for a 75-66 victory over Mississippi on Tuesday night.
Reeves sank 8 of 12 shots from the floor, including 6 of 7 from 3-point range, and made all five of his free throws for the Wildcats (15-7, 6-3 Southeastern Conference). Tshiebwe finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds for his 13th double-double of the season. Jacob Toppin pitched in with 18 points and four assists.
Ole Miss used its freshman guards to play Kentucky to a 32-all tie in the first half. Amaree Abram had 11 points and TJ Caldwell scored nine for the Rebels. The duo combined to shoot 8 of 17 from the floor and both made a 3-pointer.