BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Marshall Henderson scored 22 points, and Mississippi clinched a double-bye in the Southeastern Conference tournament with an 81-67 victory over LSU on Saturday.
Murphy Holloway scored 16 points, Jarvis Summers added 15 and Nick Williams 11 for Ole Miss (23-8, 12-6 Southeastern Conference), which will be 1 of the top four seeds in the league tournament next week.
Johnny O'Bryant III had 17 points and 12 rebounds for LSU (18-11, 9-9), which needed a victory to finish higher than the eighth seed and avoid a potential quarterfinal pairing with league-leading Florida. Andre Stringer scored 18 for the Tigers.
LSU absorbed an early blow when Carmouche, who had scored 20 or more in 5 of 6 games coming in, landed hard on his left side on a drive the hoop. He returned after receiving treatment in the locker room, but finished with only eight points.
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