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Mississippi cruises past Georgia Tech 77-67

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NEW YORK (AP) - Derrick Millinghaus had 16 points to lead Georgia Tech to a 77-67 victory over Georgia Tech on the first day of the Barclays Center Classic Friday afternoon.

Marshall Henderson and Demarco Cox each added 15 for Mississippi, which improved to 5-0 this season. Cox also grabbed 13 rebounds.

The Rebels will play the winner of the Penn State and St. John's game in the tourney's championship game Saturday afternoon.

Ole Miss took control with an 18-7 run spanning 6:08 in the first half. Henderson started the run with consecutive three pointers, and he later added a third made three.

Solomon Poole led Georgia Tech with 24 points. Robert Carter Jr. had 11 points and 13 rebounds. Trae Golden and Marcus Georges-Hunt chipped in with 10 points apiece.

Georgia Tech will play in the early season tournament's consolation game tomorrow. The Yellow Jackets fell to 5-2.

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