BROOKLYN, New York (WTVA) - Marshall Henderson and Jarvis Summers both scored 19 points, combining for 11 of Ole Miss' last 12 points, as the the undefeated Rebels knocked off Penn State 79-76 Saturday in the championship game of the Barclays Center Classic.
Henderson gave the Rebels (6-0) the lead for good at 69-68 on a drive with 5:36 to play.
That was the start of the run by he and Summers.
D.J. Newbill got Penn State within 75-74 with a vicious dunk on the break after a Rebels' turnover, but Henderson made three free throws with 1:14 left to make it a four-point lead.
Newbill had 23 points to lead Penn State (6-2), which had a five-game winning streak snapped.
Ross Travis had 17 points and 13 rebounds for the Nittany Lions, but Tim Frazier, who had 29 points in the 89-82 semifinal win over St. John's, was held to nine points on 3-for-13 shooting.
Ole Miss returns to action December 5th against Kansas State in Manhattan, Kansas.