Shuler, Buffen help Ole Miss defeat Tennessee Tech 80-63

Ole Miss defeated Tennessee Tech 80-63.

Posted: Dec 30, 2019 10:33 AM

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Devontae Shuler and KJ Buffen scored 20 points apiece and led a decisive second half rally to lift Mississippi to an 80-63 win over Tennessee Tech.

Shuler finished 8 of 12 from the field and added five rebounds and five assists while Khadim Sy added 11 points.

Ole Miss (9-3) shot 18 of 26 (69%) from the field in the second half and out rebounded the Golden Eagles 37-30, including a game-high 10 rebounds by Blake Hinson.

Buffen had 16 second-half points to highlight a decisive 23-6 run as Ole Miss built an insurmountable 67-47 lead with 6:38 left.

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