OXFORD, Miss. – Gerald Robinson scored a season-high 22 points and No. 24 Georgia put five players in double figures Saturday in a 98-76 victory over Mississippi.
Trey Thompkins had 21 points, Travis Leslie added 17, Dustin Ware 15 and Jeremy Price 12 for Georgia (13-3, 2-1 Southeastern Conference), which bounced back from a loss at Vanderbilt that snapped a nine-game winning streak.
The Bulldogs shot a season-best 64 percent (33 of 52) from the field. At the free throw line, they were 26 of 27. Georgia also dominated the boards, 32-21, and had only seven turnovers.
Zach Graham led Ole Miss (12-6, 0-3) with 21 points and Reginald Buckner added 11 for the Rebels, who have lost three straight. Leading scorer Chris Warren was limited to nine points on 3-of-12 shooting.
Georgia never trailed, racing to a 7-0 lead in the opening 2 minutes and a 26-12 cushion after 8 minutes. The Bulldogs opened 12 of 16 from the field, while Ole Miss was 3 of 13 during the same stretch.
Georgia led 53-37 at halftime and continued to pull away. Ole Miss never got closer than 13 points again. The Bulldogs led by as many as 27 on five occasions in the final 2 minutes.
Ole Miss finished 26 of 54 from the field (48 percent) and 19 of 28 at the free throw line.