ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Eniel Polynice scored off an inbounds pass to
himself with 11.3 seconds remaining, and No. 21 Mississippi handed
Georgia another tough loss, 80-76 Wednesday night.
The Bulldogs had several chances to reclaim the lead in a seesaw
second half before Ole Miss (13-3, 1-1 Southeastern Conference)
finished it off.
After the ball was knocked out of bounds under the basket with
14.6 seconds left, Polynice threw it in off Trey Thompkins' back,
grabbed the deflection and dropped in the shot that gave the Rebels
a two-possession lead.
Georgia (8-7, 0-2) finished off a stretch of three straight
games against Top 25 opponents with its second loss in a row. The
Bulldogs gave No. 2 Kentucky a major scare before losing 76-68 on