Georgia beats Ole Miss for first SEC win of season 78-74

The Bulldogs snapped a four-game losing streak with the win.
Georgia beats Ole Miss.
Georgia beats Ole Miss.(Georgia Basketball.)
Published: Jan. 16, 2021 at 4:42 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 16, 2021 at 11:15 PM EST
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OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Tye Fagan scored 19 points, Shavir Wheeler added 18 points and nine assists and Georgia held off Mississippi 78-74 to win its first conference game of the season and snap a four-game losing streak.

Devonte Shuler led a 9-0 run with seven points that got the Rebels within one with 1:27 to go, but Wheeler made four free throws over the next minute and another by Justin Kier provided the final margin with five seconds left.

Shuler had four 3-pointers and scored 24 points with eight assists and Jarkel Joiner added a career-high 22 points for Ole Miss.

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