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Henderson, Summers lead comeback as Ole Miss tops Mississippi State, 78-66, in SEC tournament

  • Mississippi guard Marshall Henderson (22) shoots through Mississippi State guard Craig Sword, right, and Mississippi State forward Gavin Ware during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the second round of the Southeastern Conference men's tournament, Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    Mississippi guard Marshall Henderson (22) shoots through Mississippi State guard Craig Sword, right, and Mississippi State forward Gavin Ware during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the second round of the Southeastern Conference men's tournament, Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)  (The Associated Press)

  • Mississippi State guard Craig Sword (32) and Mississippi guard Martavious Newby (1) work during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the second round of the Southeastern Conference men's tournament, Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Mississippi State guard Craig Sword (32) and Mississippi guard Martavious Newby (1) work during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the second round of the Southeastern Conference men's tournament, Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)  (The Associated Press)

  • Mississippi forward Aaron Jones (34) watches his shot as Mississippi State forward Gavin Ware (20) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the second round of the Southeastern Conference men's tournament, Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Mississippi forward Aaron Jones (34) watches his shot as Mississippi State forward Gavin Ware (20) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the second round of the Southeastern Conference men's tournament, Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)  (The Associated Press)

Marshall Henderson and Jarvis Summers each scored 21 points and Mississippi rallied from a deficit of 13 points to beat Mississippi State 78-66 in the second round of the SEC tournament on Thursday night.

Mississippi State scored the first 10 points of the game and kept the lead about 32 minutes. Ole Miss took its first lead at 57-56 with 8:11 remaining on a layup by Ladarius White.

Following a 59-59 tie, the Rebels pulled away as Henderson and Jarvis Summers combined for three straight 3-pointers.

Ole Miss (19-13), the defending Southeastern Conference tournament champion, will play Georgia in the quarterfinals on Friday night.

All of Henderson's points came on seven 3-pointers.

Craig Sword and Fred Thomas each had 16 for the Bulldogs (14-19).

Mississippi State ended a 13-game losing streak by beating Vanderbilt 82-68 in the first round on Wednesday night.