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Summers big scoring night lifts Rebs to win

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Jarvis Summers scored a career-high 27 points, and Dundrecous Nelson added 14 to lead Ole Miss over Penn State 72-70 on Sunday night.

The Rebels (7-1) used a 12-5 run over the final 4:14 to seal it. The lead switched three times in the last 1:36, but Summers’ three-point play with 34 seconds remaining put Ole Miss ahead for good.

Tim Frazier tallied 17 points and Sasa Borovnjak added a career-high 15 off the bench for the Nittany Lions (6-3), playing at home for the first time in 11 days.

Down 35-34 at the break, Penn State began the second half on a 14-5 run.

The Rebels, who entered the game shooting 20 percent from 3-point range, were 11 of 24 (45.8 percent) from beyond the arc.

Penn State committed 15 turnovers but outrebounded Ole Miss 34-30.

The Rebels had the size advantage, with all but one player on their roster standing taller than 6-foot-4. (December 5, 2011, Page 4B)

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